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Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin GPS M-Code Early Use Ground System Upgrade Contract

Denver, Colorado-based Lockheed Martin announced that the U.S. Air Force awarded the company a $45.5 million contract to provide Military Code (M-Code) Early Use (MCEU) capability to the Global Positioning System (GPS). Part of the Air Force’s overall modernization plan for the GPS, M-Code is an advanced, new signal designed to improve anti-jamming and protection from spoofing, as well as to increase secure access, to military GPS signals for U.S. and allied armed forces.

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By Inside GNSS

Location Privacy: GAO Asks More of NHTSA, New State Laws In the Works

Federal watchdogs examining automakers’ privacy practices are urging a key regulatory agency to step up and clarify its role in protecting the location and other personal information of those operating  connected vehicles. The report, posted on August 28, was just one of a number of location-privacy developments including advances in pro-privacy laws in some states and a pullback by Uber on its tracking of its customers.

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By Inside GNSS
August 31, 2017

2017 Satellite Innovation Symposium 

The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Wikimedia Commons photo by Carl Claunch.

Rapidly evolving technology coupled with mergers and acquisitions are changing satellite market dynamics at an accelerating pace. The 2017 Satellite Innovation Symposium aims to pinpoint key imminent market changes that will become obvious in years to come. While infrastructure and capital status have dominated for decades, key innovations will continue to cause major disruptions to the established marketplace.  What innovations will define the satellite communications industry going forward?

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By Inside GNSS
August 16, 2017

Air Force Weighs Shorter Lived GPS Satellites

The U. S. Air Force is weighing shortening the design life of the GPS satellites it buys after it finishes filling out the constellation with the final tranche of GPS III spacecraft.

Space Command reached out to the industry late last month asking for feedback on the ramifications of scaling back on the elements that make the GPS space vehicles (SVs) the “Energizer Bunnies” of space — the satellites that just go and go and go.

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By Dee Ann Divis
August 8, 2017

Autonomous Vehicles Detroit: Shaping the Future of Society

Autonomous Vehicles Detroit brings together the leading engineers, innovators, and executives driving the future of autonomy.

Questions to be addressed include:
• How do you imagine the future of mobility?
• How will mobility be shaped by the next generation of…
ADAS
Artificial Intelligence
Sensors & Mapping Systems
Connectivity
• What types of challenges do you envision for society as a whole regarding…
Regulatory Hurdles
Liability/Insurance
Consumer Acceptance

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By Inside GNSS
August 7, 2017

DHS hosts 2017 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise; Chronos Technology Selected to Participate

Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is resolute in making first responders safer and more aware of jamming and its potential impact to their communications, safety and ability to execute their mission. S&T is combatting jamming threats by evaluating the threat, developing and testing mitigation technologies, working with public safety agencies to update training procedures, and raising awareness of jamming threats and characteristics.

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By Inside GNSS
August 2, 2017

Lockheed Martin Invests $350 Million in “Factory of the Future” for Satellite Production

Lockheed Martin’s planned satellite integration facility, the Gateway Center, is slated for completion in 2020. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

Preliminary construction is underway on a new, $350 million Lockheed Martin facility that will produce next-generation satellites. The new facility, located on the company’s Waterton Canyon campus near Denver, Colorado is the latest step in an ongoing transformation, infused with innovation to provide future missions at reduced cost and cycle time.

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By Inside GNSS
August 1, 2017

STATSports Selects Taoglas to Connect to GPS-based Apex System

Taoglas’ AGGBP.25B two-stage 28 dB Active GPS Patch Antenna Module. Photo: Taoglas.

Taoglas, a Wexford, Ireland-based provider of automotive and Internet of Things (IoT) antenna products, today announced that STATSports has selected Taoglas to provide antenna solutions for its new Apex line of GPS-based sports performance monitors.

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By Inside GNSS