NAVSYS secures AFRL contract for complementary PNT solution

11 June 2024
GPS World

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NAVSYS Corporation has received a $4.4 million contract from the Rapid Architecture Prototype and Integration Development (RAPID) Laboratory of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for the development and maturation of its PNT as a Service (PNTaaS) system architecture.

The contract is part of the AFRL’s Commercial Alternative Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) for rapid (CAPR) program, aimed at providing the Department of Defense with reliable and resilient PNT services in case of GPS unavailability or compromise.

The system uses existing SATCOM signals for PNT services and uses multiple frequency allocations to offer high resilience and performance equivalent to GPS.