20 ianuarie 2021

White House, DoT Promote More Dough For GPS Alternatives


GPS III satellite, Lockheed Martin imageWASHINGTON: No currently available commercial alternative can provide a stand-alone backup to GPS, concludes a long-awaited study led by the Transportation Department. While some systems can stand in for GPS’s timing function, none provide robust enough positioning and navigation capabilities, the study concludes.The study, Complementary PNT and GPS Backup Technologies Demonstration Report, was released Friday — the same day the White House issued a new [...]