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September 30, 2021

Soldiers Test Newest Dismounted GPS Devices, Replacing DAGRs

The U.S. Army has put its replacement for the handheld Defense Advanced GPS Receiver (DAGR) under field testing in reconnaissance and fire missions in a variety of threat scenarios, to understand its performance in a realistic operational environment. The Dismounted Assured Positioning, Navigation, and Timing System (DAPS) could enable warfighters to better shoot, move and communicate in a GPS degraded environment.

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September 14, 2021

Italy and Qascom to Land First GNSS Receiver on the Moon

A 2023 lander in the moon’s Mare Crisium will carry the first GNSS receiver to that planet’s surface: the Navigation Early Investigation on Lunar surface (NEIL) receiver with software-defined radio (SDR) technology. The receiver will spring from agreements between the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and the Italian firm Qascom srl.

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