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I/ITSEC 2012: SAIC unveils GPS tracking system

6th December 2012 - 09:31 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Orlando


Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) used the I/ITSEC conference in Orlando, Florida to show its new position location and tracking device for airborne applications.

Al Funderburk, senior VP operations manager for the company, told Shephard that the system was an internal R&D product that is a position location device for aircraft during training situations.

'It is GPS-enabled and requires no special installations,' Funderburk explained. 'It is a standard form factor so you don't have to do anything different to the aircraft. It is very efficient in terms of size, weight [less than 3lbs] and power.'

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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