Monday, August 2, 2021

Topic: GPS

Russian pilots use US-made GPS receivers during combat missions in Syria

Russian military pilots use commercial GPS receivers during their combat operations in Syria, according to Viktor Alksnis. Nationalist politician and Soviet Air Force veteran Viktor Alksnis drew attention...

U.S. Army equips its Abrams tanks with jam-resistant GPS system

The U.S. Army has began outfitted its M1A1 Abrams tanks with Mounted Assured Precision Navigation & Timing System (MAPS) anti-jam GPS devices that allow U.S. combat vehicles to...

U.S. Army orders more GPS guidance kits for artillery projectiles

Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC, part of Northrop Grumman Corporation, has received a $167,7 million contract modification for the Precision Guidance Kit (PGK). The contract modification, award from U.S....

Pentagon awards $325M contract to BAE Systems for M-Code GPS modules

BAE Systems, the weapon's manufacturer, has reported that it has received a $325.5 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency for advanced Military Code (M-Code) Global Positioning...

Elbit Systems acquires guidance systems-focused firm in $31M deal

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems said it has acquired the high-end GPS receivers and guidance systems business of BAE Systems Rokar International Ltd. The details were given...

BAE Systems to develop advanced military GPS receivers and chips

BAE Systems received a $247 million contract from the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center to design and manufacture an advanced military GPS receiver and...

U.S. Space Force says fourth GPS III space vehicle receives operational acceptance

The U.S. Space Force has announced that the fourth Lockheed Martin-built GPS III space vehicle (GPS III SV04) has received Operational Acceptance in record time – the...

Third GPS III Space Vehicle receives operational acceptance

On Monday, the United States Space Force has announced that the third GPS III Space Vehicle (GPS III SV03) received Operational Acceptance less than a month after...

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