Military Embedded Systems

Satellite navigation receivers to be manufactured by QinetiQ

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September 12, 2019

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

Satellite navigation receivers to be manufactured by QinetiQ
Photo courtesy of QinetiQ.

UNITED KINGDOM. QinetiQ has won a contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) to develop multi-constellation satellite receivers under the UK Robust Global Navigation System (R-GNS) programme.

 

The programme will deliver critical capability to provide UK Defence with accurate and resilient positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT).

According to the company, the use of multi-constellation, multi-service satellite navigation signals, multiple sensors, and QinetiQ’s advanced processing technologies will enable secured navigation ensuring that users and platforms will be able to navigate accurately safely.

The delivery date for the first R-GNS products is February 2022.

 

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