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BAE Angles For GPS M-Code Market

Monday, August 3, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Theresa Hitchens  |  July 31, 2020  |  Breaking Defense

 

"These GPS receivers provide secure and resilient position data that can help our PGMs be more precise," explains BAE spokesperson Mark Daly.

WASHINGTON: BAE Systems today announced that it has finalized its $1.9 billion purchase of Collins Aerospace Military Global Positioning System (GPS) business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

The buy not only allows BAE to amp up its precision-guided munitions portfolio, but also positions it for entry into the budding market for receivers of the military’s encrypted GPS M-Code, a BAE spokesperson told Breaking D.

The M-code is expected to improve security and anti-jamming capabilities for GPS-reliant military systems, which number in the hundreds and run the gamut from fighter jets to warships to precision-guided weapons. READ MORE...


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