Tag Archives: Wide Area Augmentation System

NovAtel Secures FAA Navigation Signal Generator Production Contract

NovAtel has received a contract of an undisclosed value to manufacture 40 signal generators for ground uplink stations to support a Federal Aviation Administration-built aircraft navigation system. The company said Thursday it will update and extend support for the FAA’s GUS infrastructure as part of Wide Area Augmentation System modernization efforts. Contract …

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Raytheon-Built Navigation Payload Integrated Into FAA’s GEO 5 Wide Area Augmentation System

Raytheon has integrated a navigation payload into the Federal Aviation Administration‘s Wide Area Augmentation System that works to support global positioning system functions. Geosynchronous Earth Orbiting 5‘s payload is designed to address GPS satellite signal ionospheric disturbances, timing issues and minor orbit adjustments, the company said Thursday. The technology is part of …

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Intelsat General to Help Leidos Build Satellite Navigation Payload for FAA

Intelsat General, a U.S. subsidiary of the Luxembourg-based satellite services provider, will participate in a Leidos-led consortium that won a potential $117 million task order to Orbital ATK develop a new satellite navigation payload for the Federal Aviation Administration. The industry team will build and operate the Geostationary Earth Satellite 7 as part …

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SES Launches Boeing-Built Satellite to Provide In-Flight Connectivity Service

SES has launched a Boeing-built satellite aboard a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana to deliver internet service to commercial, maritime and government customers. The SES-15 satellite is designed to support inflight connectivity and entertainment service providers such as Global Eagle Entertainment, Gogo and Panasonic Avionics as well as provide live TV coverage on …

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Raytheon-Built Aerial Navigation Payload Launched Into Orbit; Dave Wajsgras Comments

A GPS navigation payload Raytheon built for the Federal Aviation Administration‘s Wide Area Augmentation System was launched aboard a SpaceX-built Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Wednesday. Raytheon said Wednesday the WAAS GEO 5 payload is designed to support air navigation of commercial airline and general aviation pilots over a 12-year period. “Extremely accurate navigation technologies make this …

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