Tag Archives: positioning

Lockheed Deploys 3 of 6 Receivers for Air Force GPS Monitoring Stations; Vinny Sica Comments

Lockheed Martin has delivered three satellite signal receivers to the U.S. Air Force as part of efforts to update the service branch’s global positioning system monitoring stations at six international locations. The company said Monday the Monitor Station Technology Improvement Capability receivers will work to build on the accuracy of GPS satellite signals …

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DHS Tests Timing Tool for Financial Transactions at NYSE; Reginald Brothers Comments

The Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate has demonstrated at the New York Stock Exchange a system that works to complement GPS tools that provide users timing information for financial transactions. DHS said Wednesday the Enhanced Loran or eLoran is a low-frequency radio navigation signal that ground-based stations broadcast to …

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Raytheon Wraps Up GPS OCX Launch, Checkout System Exercises; Matt Gilligan Comments

Raytheon has finished three initial readiness exercises on a component of the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System that works to support the launch of GPS III satellites. Raytheon said Thursday it sought to evaluate the capability of Raytheon-built Launch and Checkout System to manage operations such as space anomalies that satellites might encounter, …

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CGI to Build European Satnav Commercial Platform; Steve Smart Comments

The European Commission has awarded CGI a contract to develop a commercial application for the European-made global navigation satellite system Galileo. CGI will build the core platform for the Galileo Commercial Service program with the goal of delivering location-based information in vertical markets such as transportation, insurance and personal mobility, …

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