Wednesday, July 9, 2014
US Air Force Tests New Avionics GPS Receiver Card
[Avionics Today July 9, 2014] During the recent semi-annual NAVFEST military exercise at White Sands Missile Range, the U.S. Air Force demonstrated advanced anti-jamming and security capabilities of a new military code GPS signal.
The design of Raytheon's MAGR 2000-S24 allows M-code avionics upgrades without the replacement of the aircraft's entire GPS receiver. Photo, courtesy of PRNewsFoto/Ratheon.
Black said the MAGR2K design is "backward and forward compatible," and gives the U.S. Air Force the ability to deploy M-code upgrades for existing military aircraft without replacing the entire GPS receiver.