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December 2, 2020

WAAS: Improving Safety for Civil Aircraft

The United States Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) uses Hexagon | NovAtel technologies, including reference receivers and signal generators, to provide the accuracy and integrity necessary to safely operate civil aircraft. Here’s a look at the updated technologies and how they enable GPS as a safety of life service for aviation.

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November 24, 2020

StormBreaker Smart Weapon Approved for Fielding on F-15 Eagle

Raytheon Missiles & Defense announced that its StormBreaker smart weapon has been approved for use on the F-15E by the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command. StormBreaker’s multimode seeker guides the weapon by imaging infrared, millimeter wave radar, and semi-active laser in addition to or with GPS and inertial navigation system guidance.

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