GNSS (all systems)

July 12, 2019

Galileo Interruptus? Official Notice on 11 July Advises Users that Galileo Service is Degraded on All Satellites Until Further Notice

Our source inside the European GNSS Agency (GSA), which is the EU agency responsible for Galileo services, has told us: “They are working on it. Teams from industry and the Agencies are working 24/7 to restore the Galileo services as soon as possible to their nominal levels. The current estimation is that the services should be restored within 48 hours. In any case, we expect the service to be again nominal before the end of the weekend [13-14 July 2019],” the source said.

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By Inside GNSS
July 8, 2019

Second Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite Ready for July 25 Liftoff

More powerful, accurate, resilient GPS III satellite will help modernize today’s GPS constellation 

TITUSVILLE, Florida, July 8, 2019 – The GPS satellite constellation is about to get its next heathy dose of new technology and more advanced capabilities. The second next-generation, Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellitenicknamed “Magellan” by the U.S. Air Force—is sealed up and ready for its planned July 25 launch.

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By Inside GNSS
July 2, 2019

UltraWideband Proposal Could Impact GPS Users

Spectrum regulators should hold off on granting a waiver supporting testing of a new UltraWideband (UWB) technology for driverless vehicles until more information is available, the GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA) said in comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). In fact the FCC should require a minimum level of information be submitted before considering any UWB waivers or changes to the UWB rules, the GPSIA said.

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By Dee Ann Divis
June 26, 2019

Safran, Orolia Announce Global Resilient PNT Partnership

Enables Complex Military Missions in GNSS Denied Environments

At last week’s Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, Safran and Orolia announced the signing of a strategic partnership to offer the latest resilient positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) solutions for military forces, especially in GNSS denied environments.

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By Inside GNSS