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November 25, 2015
Raytheon completes GPS III launch readiness exercise
Aurora, Colo. (UPI) Nov 19, 2015
Raytheon reports it successfully completed three launch readiness exercises in preparation for the launch of the modernized Global Positioning System. The company performed the exercises to demonstrate the readiness of their Launch and Checkout System in support of the launch of GPS III satellites. Raytheon's ground system will handle launch operations and procedures as part of Raytheon's GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System (GPS OCX), which aims to enhance positioning, navigation and ... read more
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LockMart advances threat protection on USAF GPS Control Segment
Security upgrades developed by Lockheed Martin for the current ground control system of the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS), are now fully operational to safeguard data and ensure s ... more

Orbital ATK products enable improved global positioning on Earth
Orbital ATK contributed integrated hardware to successful launch of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket and the GPS Block IIF satellite payload from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Flo ... more

Galileo pair preparing for December launch
The next Galileo launch campaign has begun with the arrival of the latest pair of navigation satellites at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana. Their arrival is the start of a busy schedule th ... more
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OGC and ASPRS to collaborate on geospatial standards
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) have agreed to work together more closely in the application and promotion of standards an ... more


GPS IIF satellite successfully launched from Cape Canaveral
The U.S. Air Force successfully launched its 11th and next-to-last Boeing-built Global Positioning System GPS IIF series satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 launch vehicle from Spa ... more

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U.S. Air Force prepares to launch next GPS IIF satellite
The U.S. Air Force Space Command is preparing to launch the 11th Boeing-built Global Positioning System IIF satellite on Friday. ... more

Russia Prepares to Launch Glonass-M Navigation Satellite in December
Russia's Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems company has begun preparations for the regular operation of a new Glonass-M navigation satellite scheduled to be launched in December from the Pleset ... more
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N. Korea slams South's live-fire drill

NATO head urges 'calm, de-escalation' after Russian plane downed

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Russia to Open Four New Glonass Stations Abroad
Russia will open four new Glonass ground relay stations abroad in addition to the existing five, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Wednesday. "We now have five stations outside ... more

L-3 Communications takes over ForceX Inc.
L-3 Communications has acquired ForceX Inc., a company specializing in ISR mission management software and geospatial application technology programs. ... more

Russian-Chinese Sat NavSystem to Launch on Silk Road, EEU Markets
Russian-Chinese receivers for satellite navigation systems would be launched on the Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) markets, the head of the International Projec ... more
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ISRO looking to extend GPS services to SAARC countries
An ISRO official said on Thursday that they are looking to extend the GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) and Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) applications to Saarc countri ... more

Last of the dozen GPS IIF satellites arrive at CCAFS for processing
The last Air Force GPS IIF in a block of 12 satellites was delivered to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, from Boeing's manufacturing facility in El Segundo, California Oct. 8 via a C-17 Gl ... more
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China launches 20th Beidou navigation satellite
China launched a new-generation satellite into orbit that will support its global navigation and positioning network at 7:13 a.m. Beijing Time Wednesday Sept 30, 2015. Launched from Xichang Sa ... more

Glonass system can fully switch to domestic electronics in 2 years
Russia found a solution to switch its Glonass global navigation system to domestically produced components within two years. The Russian Glonass global navigation system will fully switch to d ... more

GPS III Launch Services RFP Released by Air Force
The Air Force released a final Request for Proposal (RFP) for Global Positioning System (GPS) III Launch Services, Sept. 30. Launch services include launch vehicle production, mission integration an ... more

Galileo satellites handed over to operator
Europe's latest pair of Galileo satellites has passed its initial check out in space, allowing control to be handed over to the main control centre and join the growing fleet. "This was a beau ... more

Leidos and Boundless Enter Strategic Relationship
Leidos and Boundless has announced they have entered into a strategic relationship to collaborate on cybersecurity and geospatial solutions. Leidos and Boundless will collaborate on joint business d ... more
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exactEarth Launches Advanced Equatorial AIS Satellite
exactEarth has announced the successful launch of an advanced AIS satellite, exactView-9 (EV9), expanding its exactView global vessel monitoring constellation to eight in-orbit satellites. The ... more
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