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US SOF looks at GPS 'out of the box'

20th February 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley


The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is exploring concepts for alternative Global Positioning System (GPS) solutions, with representatives announcing an upcoming government/industry collaborative event.

The 'out of the box' event, being held under the auspices of USSOCOM's Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology, & Logistics (SOF AT&L) Program Executive Office for Fixed Wing (PEO-FW), will be held 26-27 April at the command's unclassified test bed in St. Petersburg, Florida.

According to the announcement, the SOF AT&L PEO-FW is looking for support from technical subject matter experts on the utilisation of GPS applications, with specific expertise in the area of positioning, navigation

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a former US Army officer and the author of several thousand articles …

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