Is the Wescam MX-15 sensor to be installed on a Cessna 208 Caravan aircraft flown by the Philippines Army Aviation Regiment?
Lockheed Martin’s GPS III satellite joins US constellation
Lockheed Martin’s GPS III satellite has been integrated into the US GPS constellation under the command of US Space Force’s Space Operations Command.
GPS III, also known as ‘Magellan’, is now being operated out of Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado. It had been launched aboard a United Launch Delta IV Medium+ vehicle in August 2019 from Cape Canaveral Air Force station in Florida.
The new satellite has eight times more reliable anti-jamming software and provides improved accuracy and timing compared to its predecessor. It also includes full capability of the Military Code signal to support warfighters.
As part of our promise to deliver comprehensive coverage to our Defence Insight and Premium News subscribers, our curated defence news content provides the latest industry updates, contract awards and programme milestones.
More from Digital Battlespace
Collins Elbit Vision Systems will support Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing Systems worn by US and allied fighter pilots.
Swedish defence procurement agency FMV orders strategic EW surveillance and countermeasures equipment from Roke.
Teledyne FLIR is supplying AI-enhanced ISR equipment for the Danish Defence Mobile Sensor Systems programme. A mobile sensor systems programme in Denmark is being supported …
New shipborne helicopters for the German Navy will be equipped with software-defined radios.
L3Harris provides more support for the CMSS programme by the USAF to sustain ground-based EW systems.