By GPS World Staff

In this exclusive interview, Admiral Thad Allen, former commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, discusses PNT alternatives to GPS for navigation, including eLoran and the activation June 19 of a signal on an eLoran tower in preparation for a timing signal trial.

Art Kalinksi interviewed Adm. Allen during GEOINT 2015, held June 22-25 in Washington, D.C. Kalinski is the monthly columnist for Geointelligence Insider, part of the Geospatial Solutions website, a sister site to GPS World magazine.

Allen is an executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, and a leader in the firm’s Departments of Justice and Homeland Security business in the civil market. In 2010, President Obama selected him to serve as the National Incident Commander for the unified response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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