Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Englehardt, the noncommissioned officer-in-charge of the operations section for the 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, which is deployed to support 1st Theater Sustainment Command, gauges wind speed near the Camp Buehring, Kuwait, drop zone for the April 22, 2021 air drop of four bundles using the Joint Precision Air Delivery System, JPADS. Englehardt said JPADS uses the Modular Autonomous Guidance Unit, or MAGU, to manipulate the the parafoil’s rigging to steer it using GPS to reach its programmed coordinates. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Neil W. McCabe)

BAE scores $318M Army GPS contract

The award relates to the M-code GPS cards for the Mounted and Dismounted Assured Position, Navigation and Timing systems.
Electronics Technician 2nd Class Eric Wang, from Irvine, Calif., conducts maintenance on the global positioning system in the pilot house aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan M. Breeden)

Naval Research Lab scouting out industry’s cutting-edge PNT capabilities

According to an RFI, the Navy is looking for technical, engineering and scientific expertise and capabilities that can support the lab’s work related to space-based position, navigation…
U.S. Marine Corps combat engineers attached to Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), utilize a GPS during an Instrument Set, Reconnaissance and Surveying (ENFIRE) class aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) in the Philippine Sea, July 6, 2021. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Karis Mattingly)

Pentagon CIO places high priority on developing GPS alternatives with growing threat of great power conflict

The events that have unfolded over the last year in Ukraine have shown the need to accelerate the fielding of new technologies like GPS alternatives and other…
A U.S. Army Multi Domain Task Force operates from the Tactical Command Post as a part of their premier appearance at Valiant Shield 2018 Sept. 20, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Danica M. Sirmans)

Next phase of Army EW planning tool to focus on GPS denied environments

The next phase for the Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool will focus on positioning, navigation and timing.