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Exelis to Help Test eLORAN as GPS Complement; Ed Sayadian Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will work on a project to demonstrate a potential backup for the Global Positioning System using the decommissioned LORAN-C ground-based radio navigation infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Dubbed eLORAN, the initiative that includes UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security and the ...

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Raytheon to Supply GPS Navigation Payload for FAA’s GEO Satellite System

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Raytheon will provide GPS air navigation technology to support the Federal Aviation Administration‘s space-based Wide Area Augmentation System under a $103 million contract. The company said Tuesday it will field the payload that will be incorporated into the WAAS system’s geostationary Earth orbit satellite and two ground uplink stations. “The WAAS system is a ...

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Globecomm Extends Data Tracking Services for NATO; Paul Knudsen Comments

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Globecomm has been awarded a $6.8 million contract to keep providing personnel tracking services for NATO’s Communications and Information Agency. The company said Tuesday that it would continue to perform onsite support for the GPS-based force tracking system designed to monitor data and messaging traffic. The system is intended to help NATO ...

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Northrop to Push Through Air Force GPS-Challenged Navigation Contract

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Northrop Grumman will push through with the third phase of a U.S. Air Force program to improve geo-registration accuracy for positioning and pointing applications in locations and conditions not covered by global positioning system. The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory awarded the contract after the company completed the first two ...

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Raytheon to Build Airborne GPS Receivers Under Air Force IDIQ; Sharon Black Comments

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $15.8 million contract order to build an airborne GPS receiver for the Air Force, representing the first order under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The company is scheduled to produce 323 MAGR 2000-S24 units under the IDIQ and complete the first order by June 2015, ...

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The SI Organization to Help Air Force Integrate GPS Segments

The SI Organization has won a $83,748,017 contract to work with the U.S. Air Force on integrating three product segments for the branch’s GPS enterprise system. The cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price contract covers systems engineering and integration technical support work through April 11, 2020, the Defense Department said Monday. GPS enterprise ...

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Harris Wins 1-Year Air Force GPS, Satellite Services Extension

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a one-year, $65,083,169 contract extension to continue helping the U.S. Air Force operate and maintain its satellite control network and GPS antenna sites. The Defense Department expects to have $52,594,739 in fiscal year 2013 operations and maintenance funds obligated before the additional year of services ...

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Raytheon Wins $106M Commercial Bomb Sale; Harry Schulte Comments

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $106 million contract to provide two types of precision-guided bombs to an unidentified international customer through a direct commercial sale. The order is for the Paveway II munitions family that uses laser and GPS technology, Raytheon said Thursday. Harry Schulte, vice president of air ...

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Boeing to Provide Navy, Air Force with Laser Guidance Kits for JDAM Missiles

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Boeing (NYSE:BA) Defense, Space and Security has won a $17.7 million modification contract from the U.S. Navy to provide 1,496 laser bomb guidance kits, according to a Military & Aerospace Electronics article. John Keller writes the modification from the Naval Air Systems Command exercises an option for full-rate production of DSU-38/B precision laser guidance sets for the joint ...

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