ITT Exelis has been selected by Raytheon UK and the Canadian Department of National Defence to provide anti-jam GPS antenna arrays for several Canadian airborne military platforms. The N79 Controlled Reception Pattern Antenna (CRPA), which will be used on fixed and rotary-wing aircraft, prevents deliberate jamming and unintentional interference of timing signals when integrated with anti-jam GPS systems such as the Raytheon Navshield system.
Robert Pazda says his team within the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is accustomed to having to fit 10 pounds of equipment into a five-pound bag. But his team's latest project -- the Global Strike Near Real Time Battle Data Assessment System -- could change all that.
The Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya reinforced the need for U.S. Army Africa to have at its fingertips the ability to draw upon the most up-to-date detailed maps and imagery of any given region at a moment's notice. Project Manager Mission Command, or PM MC, is helping to streamline the delivery of maps and imagery through the use of specialized geospatial products that work with the Army's primary mission command information system, known as Command Post of the Future, known as CPOF.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) are joining forces to provide better and more comprehensive satellite imagery to countries in the Asia-Pacific region, in order to assist with disaster risk management.