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Galileo back in service after almost week-long outage

July 18th, 2019 by

Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system is back in service after a six-day outage, its oversight agency said. “Galileo Initial Services have now been restored. Commercial users can already see signs of recovery of the Galileo navigation and timing services, although some fluctuations may be experienced until further notice,” the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GNSS) said.

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Globalstar, Echo Ridge to co-operate on non-GPS satnav

July 8th, 2019 by

Globalstar, Inc. and Echo Ridge, LLC have signed an agreement to collaborate, share data, and jointly pursue market opportunities for a new assured positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) technology that can backup and/or complement GPS when GPS is unavailable or unreliable.

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Globalstar, Echo Ridge offer to demo GPS backup technology

June 13th, 2019 by

Globalstar, Inc. and Echo Ridge, LLC have informed the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that the companies have developed and are prepared to participate in and support a live field demonstration of a stand-alone positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) capability that can provide accurate and reliable PNT services to backup and/or complement GPS in case of GPS unavailability or unreliability.

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LockMart updates GPS ground control system

June 12th, 2019 by

Lockheed Martin has delivered the GPS III Contingency Operations (COps) software upgrade to the U.S. Air Force’s current GPS ground control system. The upgrade will enable the Air Force to start commanding the new, next-generation GPS III satellites now coming off the production line and beginning to launch.

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NAVISP projects target satnav interference

May 8th, 2019 by

ESA said its new NAVISP research and development programme is prioritising research into countering jamming and spoofing of satnav signals, with partner companies exploring varied approaches.

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CGI, Thales sign contract for secure Galileo satnav services

May 7th, 2019 by

CGI has signed an agreement with Thales Alenia Space France to enhance and maintain security software for the Galileo satellite navigation system.

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