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Raytheon Integrates Navigation Payload for FAA Air Traffic Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 25, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has equipped the Federal Aviation Administration‘s Wide Area Augmentation System network with a navigation payload that will work to address ionospheric disturbances, timing issues and minor orbit changes that could impact GPS satellite signals, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it has …

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Orolia to Buy Talen-X in PNT Tech Expansion Push

Lanham, Maryland-based Orolia has agreed to purchase GPS and global navigation satellite system threat mitigation platforms provider Talen-X for an undisclosed sum. Orolia CEO Jean-Yves Courtois said in a statement published Tuesday the acquisition seeks to reinforce the company’s position as an assured positioning, navigation and timing technology platforms provider …

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Leidos Gets $117M FAA GEO 7 Satellite Development Task Order

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential 14-year, $117 million task order to build a seventh-generation geostationary Earth orbit satellite in support of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Wide Area Augmentation System. WAAS works to augment the GPS Standard Positioning Service to ensure the safety of flight operations, the company said …

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Lockheed Martin Secures Air Force Work on GPS Control Segment Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide hardware and services to help advance U.S. Air Force programs for updates to the Global Positioning System control segment under a potential $10.8 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the award covers hardware procurement …

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Raytheon Lands Air Force Contract for GPS Receiver Cards

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will supply four-channel receiver cards for global positioning system tracking and navigation to the U.S. Air Force and Saudi Arabia under a potential $36.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract includes foreign military sales and covers the …

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Leidos, Ensco Collaborate on DARPA Project for VLF-Based PNT Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 7, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will lead a team that includes Ensco to develop and demonstrate a backup positioning, navigation and timing system that uses very-low-frequency signals for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Ensco said Tuesday it will support Leidos on phases two …

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Raytheon to Supply AF Griffin Missiles Under $105M IDIQ Award

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $104.9 million to produce, test and engineer Griffin missile systems for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday Raytheon’s missile systems unit will supply all variants of the Griffin standoff precision guided munition technology under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Griffin functions as a ground- or an air-launched weapon …

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Lockheed Ships 3 GPS Satellite Signal Receivers to Air Force; Vinny Sica Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the delivery of three of six satellite signal receivers for the U.S. Air Force‘s global positioning system monitoring stations in efforts to update the ground control system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the Monitor Station Technology Improvement Capability …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Next to Help Advance Telecommunications, Air Traffic Control

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has said the Iridium Next constellation will work to support the “renovation” of air traffic control toward the Federal Aviation Administration‘s Next Generation Air Transportation System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASASpaceflight.com reported Friday that the company’s effort to replace the original …

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Boeing-Built SES Satellite to Help Augment GPS Services, Support In-Flight Connectivity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — A Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) SES satellite has launched to space carrying a Wide Area Augmentation System-hosted payload that will work to build on the global positioning system in support of the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. SES said Thursday the SES-15 hybrid satellite is …

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