Air Force Institute looks to Locata GPS antenna technology
Wednesday, 25 September 2013
Phys.Org* article by Nancy Owano.
The Air Force Institute of Technology, or AFIT, is the Air Force’s graduate school of engineering and management as well as its institution for technical professional continuing education. Earlier this month, AFIT and Locata, based in Canberra, Australia, announced an R&D deal to build and demonstrate new Locata multipath mitigation technology for use in GPS receivers. Locata, which also has an office in Las Vegas, has attracted interest within and beyond the Air Force for advancements made in global positioning system receivers. “This cooperation is expected to leverage many years of proprietary Locata ground-based technology development to bring completely new capabilities to satellite-based GPS receivers,” said the AFIT announcement.
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