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Ten Point Checklist for Resilience – UK Report

Ten Point Checklist for Resilience – UK Report

Blog Editor's Note: Our observation is that the UK seems, in many ways, to be more focused on technology resilience than many countries. A report issued in September at the request of the UK government recommends a list of business practices for organizations to help...

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US Navy Opens Lab for Navigation w/o GPS

US Navy Opens Lab for Navigation w/o GPS

US Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer William Clark Blog Editor's Note: On the heels of Russia's announcement of a new navigation system for its navy that does not rely on space-based signals, comes this US Navy announcement that they are opening a laboratory to...

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Fighting Organized Crime by Finding GPS Jammers – Chronos

Fighting Organized Crime by Finding GPS Jammers – Chronos

Image: UK National Crime Agency Blog Editor's Note; Police in the UK have increasingly been using jammer detection as a part of their fight against crime - especially criminal organizations. We have some indication that this is also being done elsewhere. But our...

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Geneva Auto Show Spoofed to England and 2036 – JALOPNIK

Geneva Auto Show Spoofed to England and 2036 – JALOPNIK

Image: JALOPNIK and Julian Thomas   Blog Editor's Note: The below is from an automotive-oriented website. Regular readers will know that this is not a unique occurrence. A similar thing happened at the ION GNSS+ 2017 conference in Portland. And, of course, Russia...

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Norway Reacts to Russian Jamming By Listening Harder – NRK

Norway Reacts to Russian Jamming By Listening Harder – NRK

Blog Editor's Note: As we have been reporting, Russia has repeatedly jammed the northern regions of Norway since 2017. This has resulted, of course, in significant concern among the nation's intelligence, military and security services. See this report in Defense...

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Air Navigation Jitters – Aerospace America

Air Navigation Jitters – Aerospace America

Image: Aerospace America     Blog Editor's Note: Open systems with well understood formats and characteristics are easily adopted. That can be a good thing. It has led to the internet, GPS, and other such systems being great enablers of efficiencies and...

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GPS Jamming Scheduled Across US – AOPA

GPS Jamming Scheduled Across US – AOPA

Blog Editor's Note: While aviation users are not as dependent upon GPS/GNSS as those in other modes of transportation, outages do have significant impacts.  We have written before about the tension between the government's need to test and exercise, and the impacts...

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Requirements for Terrestrial PNT – SAE International

Requirements for Terrestrial PNT – SAE International

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. They are perhaps the world's largest voluntary consensus standards development organization. Last...

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Russian Jam/Spoof-proof Kamikaze Drones?

Russian Jam/Spoof-proof Kamikaze Drones?

Image: ROSTEC/KALASHNIKOV   Blog Editor's Note: Russia has been very active using GNSS jamming and spoofing techniques to counter drones. Spoofing across broad areas that causes receivers to report their positions at airports regardless of their true location has...

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GPS Making People Worse Navigators – Washington Post

GPS Making People Worse Navigators – Washington Post

Blog Editor's Note: We often talk about "GPS dependency" in terms of technologies and systems that use GPS/GNSS signals. Rarely do we think of people as being one of those systems. But people, unlike most technological systems, can learn and unlearn. Even those who...

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