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Johns Hopkins APL, Medical School Study Navigation Capability of Robot Swarms, Human Brain

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is part of a research team that is looking into a cognitive mechanism called dynamic replanning in an effort to build on the navigational algorithms of autonomous robotic swarms, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The lab said Monday the National …

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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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Northrop Grumman Lands Contract to Repair, Update Navy Navigation Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide repair and update services for the U.S. Navy‘s AN/WSN-7 inertial navigation system, AN/WSN-7A ring laser gyro-navigation system and AN/WSN-7B ring laser gyrocompass under a potential $30 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the award covers software, firmware and …

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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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Lockheed Integrates Harris-Built Navigation Payload With 4th GPS III Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 19, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the integration of a satellite navigation payload that Harris (NYSE: HRS) built for the U.S. Air Force‘s fourth GPS III space vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Harris said Friday it will deliver four more payloads in 2018 out of …

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Booz Allen Lands $67M Navy Contract for PNT Systems Engineering Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 18, 2017 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) will provide systems engineering services in continued support of the U.S. Navy‘s positioning, navigation and timing programs under a potential $67.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the contract extends ongoing work with the Space and Naval Warfare …

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Boeing Picks L3 to Help Design Capabilities for Navy’s Extra Large UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has added L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) to a team that the former will lead in efforts to develop an extra large unmanned undersea vehicle under a potential $42.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. L3 said Thursday its …

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General Atomics, University Partner to Build UUV Navigation, Sensing Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 30, 2017 — General Atomics will collaborate with the University of Mississippi to develop acoustic-based navigation and sensing technologies that will work to support unmanned underwater vehicle platform systems for deep-sea missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The university said Thursday the partnership involves General Atomics’ electromagnetic systems unit occupying …

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Jacobs to Continue Aircraft Navigation Software Dev’t for Air Force; Darren Kraabel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue its work to build a communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management software for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $34.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28. The company said Sept. 28 the CNS/ATM software development contract seeks …

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Tetra Tech to Help FAA Develop Navigation Tech Under Potential $356M Contract

Tetra Tech (Nasdaq: TTEK) has received a potential five-year, $356 million contract to research and develop navigation systems for the Federal Aviation Administration. The Navigation Technical Assistance Contract II seeks to address commercial aviation efficiency and safety challenges through the integration of ground- and space-based navigation platforms,  Tetra Tech said Thursday. Under NAVTAC II, the company will also help FAA plan, …

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