Tag Archives: GNSS

Thales to Help NOAA Build Ground Terminal for Global Navigation Satellite System

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected Thales to build a facility at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico for receiving and processing distress beacon signals from Global Navigation Satellite System satellites. Thales said Monday it will establish the Southwest USA Medium-Earth Orbit Local User Terminal to support NOAA’s Search …

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VectorNav HQ Gets Int’l Aerospace Standard Accreditation

VectorNav Technologies‘ headquarters in Dallas, Texas, has received AS9100 Revision D international aerospace standard accreditation that recognize the inertial navigation system developer’s manufacturing, quality management and customer service processes. AS9100 is based on the International Organization for Standardization’s 9001 certification and established by industry in a push to comply with requirements from …

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Lockheed Satellite-Based Augmentation System Testbed Begins DFMC Signal Transmission

A Lockheed Martin satellite-based augmentation system testbed has begun to broadcast in dual frequency, multi-constellation as part of a two-year collaborative research project between the company and the government of Australia, Inside GNSS reported Friday. The second-generation SBAS testbed is designed to help increase the efficiency, innovation, productivity and safety of …

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Rockwell Collins to Install Navigation System on German Military Vehicles

Rockwell Collins has received a contract from Germany’s defense ministry to supply a technology that will offer Global Navigation Satellite System accessibility for the country’s military vehicles. The company said Tuesday it will install the NavHub system on multiple types of military vehicle in an effort to help German armed forces access navigation data. NavHub is …

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Carahsoft to Resell CompassCom’s Fleet Management Tools to Public Sector

Carahsoft Technology has agreed to serve as a value-added reseller of CompassCom Software’s fleet management platforms to the public sector through Carahsoft’s spot on the General Services Administration’s Schedule 70 contract vehicle. Carahsoft said Friday it will offer CompassCom’s Geographic Information System, Global Navigation Satellite System, Mobile Resource Management tool and other wireless …

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QinetiQ, Rockwell Collins Enter Satellite Navigation Tech, Service Partnership

QinetiQ and Rockwell Collins have partnered to develop a multi-constellation open service offering as both companies aim to help address mission requirements of government and military customers as well as infrastructure operators. The partnership will also produce and offer a suite of Global Navigation Satellite System  receivers to support clients’ operational and geographical needs, Rockwell Collins said Thursday. Colin …

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GeoOptics, Spire Global to Provide Data Support for NOAA’s Commercial Weather Data Pilot

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded contracts to GeoOptics and Spire Global worth $695,000 and $370,000, respectively, to provide data support for NOAA’s Commercial Weather Data Pilot project. NOAA said GeoOptics and Spire Global will supply space-based global navigation satellite system radio occultation data in efforts to demonstrate the quality and potential value of commercial data to the …

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