GPS Industry Reminds Capitol Hill Why GPS Modernization Programs are Crucial

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Could we live without GPS on a daily basis? Probably not. It has become a staple in our daily lives, whether we are traveling with our families or for business, keeping track of our property, or even assuring our food arrives safely and fresh to the grocery store. The big names in the GPS industry know that people love GPS for a host of reasons, but are aware that at some point, Congress may decide to slash key programs for GPS modernization.   To address this concern, Lockheed Martin, ITT Exelis, Raytheon, Honeywell, and General Dynamics – all big namesRead More

GPS III Preps for Launch, Exelis Aboard

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Does ITT Exelis sound familiar to you? You may have never heard of them, but they’ve been a part of GPS technology for forty years. A satellite company called ITT Exelis participated in the evolution of GPS nearly from day one. Now, the company is preparing to build part of the satellites to be used for the next generation of GPS satellites, collectively a part of the GPS III satellite constellation. What does GPS III Mean? There have been two previous “levels” of GPS satellites. GPS III has been recently approved by the government, allowing more accurate GPS signals toRead More