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First Galileo Bird Named 'GIOVE'
Paris (ESA) Nov 10, 2005
GIOVE - standing for 'Galileo In-Orbit Validation Element' - is the name that has been chosen for the two satellites which are currently being prepared to take the first step of the In-Orbit Validation phase towards full deployment of Galileo, the European satellite navigation system.

Lockheed Martin Delivers Second Modernized GPS Satellite To Cape Canaveral For January Launch
Cape Canaveral FL (SPX) Nov 08, 2005
Lockheed Martin has delivered the second modernized Global Positioning System Block IIR (GPS IIR) satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., where it will be readied for a January launch.
Lockheed Martin Wins $65 Million Paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb Contract
Archbald PA (SPX) Nov 08, 2005
Lockheed Martin has been selected to develop, qualify and produce the Paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB), the next-generation precision-guided weapon system for the U.S. Navy.

Lockheed Martin Wins $65 Million Paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb Contract
Archbald PA (SPX) Nov 08, 2005
Lockheed Martin has been selected to develop, qualify and produce the Paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB), the next-generation precision-guided weapon system for the U.S. Navy. The contract calls for a 2006 procurement worth $65 million and a five-year procurement with a potential value of $266 million.

Boeing JDAM Wins Australian Competition
St Louis MO (SPX) Oct 20, 2005
The Commonwealth of Australia Department of Defence has awarded Boeing a contract to provide the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) weapon system for the AIR 5409 Bomb Improvement Program.

Raytheon Awarded Contract For Anti-Jam GPS Antenna Systems For Eurofighter
Waltham MA (SPX) Oct 14, 2005
Raytheon Systems has been awarded a contract by Northrop Grumman, Lital S.p.A., Italy, for anti-jam antenna systems for Tranche 2 of the Eurofighter Typhoon.

Satellite Navigation to Play More Integral Role Due to Air and Waterway Crowding
Oyster Bay NY (SPX) Oct 12, 2005
Satellite-based navigation systems for aviation and marine applications are a relatively small market, but one that will become increasingly important as more and more aircraft and vessels crowd the planet's air and sea lanes.

Navman Expands Its GPS Receiver Product Line With The New Jupiter 21
Foothill Ranch CA (SPX) Oct 11, 2005
Navman has announced the latest addition to its highly successful GPS module product line: the Jupiter 21 receiver module.

Trimble Introduces New Surveying Products for the Connected Survey Site
Dusseldorf, Germany (SPX) Oct 10, 2005
Trimble has introduced five surveying products as part of its new Connected Survey Site model - the Trimble GX 3D Laser Scanner; the Trimble R8 system with Global Navigation Satellite System capabilities; the Trimble M3 Total Station; the Trimble R3 GPS System; and the Trimble S6 Total Station with GPS Search.
Garmin Taps XM NavTraffic Powered By NAVTEQ Traffic For Real-Time Data
Chicago IL (SPX) Nov 01, 2005
NAVTEQ and Garmin International have announced the StreetPilot 7200, StreetPilot 7500 and Streetpilot 2730, will offer XM NavTraffic powered by NAVTEQ Traffic, the first satellite-based data traffic information service that enables an overlay of current traffic conditions.

First Galileo Satellite To Be Presented At ESA/ESTEC
Noordwijk, The Netherlands (ESA) Oct 28, 2005
Galileo, Europe's novel satellite navigation system, is getting ready for launch, preparing the way for the delivery of a new and advanced global civil positioning service for the benefit of citizens in Europe and worldwide.

Winner Of DARPA Robotic Vehicle Race Has NovAtel GPS Onboard
Calgary, Alberta (SPX) Oct 24, 2005
NovAtel is pleased to announce that the winning team completing the U.S. government's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Grand Challenge, an unmanned robotic vehicle race, used NovAtel GPS technology.

u-Nav Introduces DigitalGPS With The uN1510 RF Macro Component
Irvine CA (SPX) Oct 24, 2005
U-Nav Microelectronics has announced commercial availability of the DigitalGPS uN1510 RF Macro component. The uN1510 is a complete RF subsystem for down-converting L1 GPS signals to a low-IF I/Q output.

2-Track Global Announce The Launch Of Starfish Express
New York (SPX) Oct 21, 2005
2-Track Global has announced it had launched its new and latest product, the Starfish Express, to supplement the existing Starfish products.
Symmetricom Announces First IEEE 1588 Network Grandmaster Clock
San Jose CA (SPX) Oct 17, 2005
Symmetricom has announced its XLi IEEE 1588 Grandmaster Clock with GPS reference. IEEE 1588 is a new protocol that enables very accurate synchronization over Ethernet LANs and for the first time, offers users the ability to synchronize clocks within better than one hundred nanoseconds accuracy, with only a network connection.

Cyber Cowboys And Virtual Shepherds
Canberra (SPX) Oct 17, 2005
Three recently patented CSIRO inventions are set to provide farmers with the ability to monitor and herd their livestock with no more effort than the push of a laptop button.

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