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September 19, 2019

Portable, Rapid-Install Precision Lander Enables Remote Operations

A portable differential GPS-based precision landing system that guides aircraft in to spot landings in all weather, challenging terrain and surfaces conditions proved itself in a rapid set-up demo before military officials of five countries recently. A Raytheon team set up the company’s Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) in less than an hour on a small footprint and promptly brought in multiple F-35Cs, long-range stealth strike fighters, to the same designated runway landing point every time over the course of six different approaches.

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By Inside GNSS
March 19, 2019

Israel Aerospace Industries Unveils ADA-O to Enable Land Platforms to Deal With GNSS Anti-Jammers

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is introducing ADA-O, an additional development in the ADA lineup, which addresses GPS jammers to ensure GPS availability for land platforms. The land platform can be readily integrated in a range of platforms, providing a unique operational response to help telecom, navigation and C&C systems. Easily installed and integrated on the end-user platform, it serves end users on armored vehicles, artillery, C&C centers and communication carriers, according to IAI.

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By Inside GNSS
February 18, 2019

GPSIA Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Garmin GPS 155’s FAA Certification

WASHINGTON – The GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA) issued the following statement, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) certification of the Garmin GPS 155, a device that for the first time enabled pilots to use Global Positioning System as their primary navigation source across all phases of flight — including approach to landing in poor weather conditions. Members of the public may view the prototype, as part of the Time and Navigation exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum.

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By Inside GNSS
January 29, 2019

ION’s ITM/PTTI 2019 Kicks Off in Fine Fashion on Tuesday

The first full day of the Institute of Navigation’s ITM/PTTI 2019 conference wrapped up Tuesday after a busy, education-filled day at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Virginia.

The program kicked off with a welcome and introductions by ION President Dr. John Raquet and program chairs Dr. Olivier Julien (ITM Program) and Dr. Michael Coleman (PTTI Program), who announced that this year marked 50 years of meetings for PTTI, with the first meeting having been held in 1969.

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By Stan Goff
January 3, 2019

FAA Selects NovAtel to Provide Safety-Critical Infrastructure for North American Navigation Network

NovAtel has been awarded a contract from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to design, produce and deliver 40 next-generation Ground Uplink Station (GUS) Signal Generators to support the FAA’s safety of life Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) navigation service. The contract also includes ongoing engineering support services for NovAtel’s complete portfolio of Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) products deployed by the FAA, including the WAAS G-III reference receiver platform.

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By Inside GNSS
December 21, 2018

LiDARUSA Works With Allegiant Partners for U.S. Leasing

LiDARUSA has announced they now offer leasing options to qualifying U.S. buyers with Allegiant Partners, Inc.

Allegiant Partners, now doing business as AP Equipment Financing, was founded in 1998 to serve small businesses by lessening the burden of obtaining equipment financing which is typically difficult with more conventional lenders. Having funded nearly 18,000 clients, AP Equipment Financing has the necessary industry experience to provide the financing needed for new equipment, so work can begin.

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