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Aurigo Software, a leading provider of capital planning and construction management software for infrastructure and private owners, is partnering with the University of Florida’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering to develop an innovative system for underwater surveying, mapping and inspection, provisionally named Bathydrone.
The current process to gather data for new underwater construction or the …

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The Russian satellite navigation system ERA-GLONASS already has experience in monitoring small aircraft and, if necessary, is ready to promptly launch the same mechanism for unmanned aircraft, which will increase the safety of their use in Russia, the CEO of GLONASS, Alexey Raikevich, told Sputnik.

Earlier in the day, the Russian Defense Ministry said that the Russian armed forces carried out missile strikes on …

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Adtran recently added new features to its Oscilloquartz aPNT+ technology suite to better protect critical timing networks.

The upgrades include enhancements to the core, edge and access synchronization solutions, adding more protection against GNSS vulnerabilities and cyberattacks for those who operate telecommunications, financial networks, power grids and defense infrastructure, according to a news release. The timing …

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The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a production contract for the new AN/WSN-12 Inertial Sensor Module (ISM). Northrop Grumman’s AN/WSN-12 ISM is a next-generation sensor that significantly improves maritime navigation in Global Positioning System (GPS) denied environments for surface ships and submarines.

The new AN/WSN-12 ISM is a key component of the U.S. Navy’s AN/WSN-12 …

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Tallysman Wireless and u-blox have partnered to develop PointPerfect precise point positioning real-time kinematic augmented smart antennas.

The ZED-F9R high precision GNSS and the NEO-D9S L-band receivers from u-blox have been integrated with Tallysman’s technology. The product integration will provide accuracy and precision.

The multi-band (L1/L2 or L1/L5) architecture removes ionospheric errors, and the multi-stage enhanced XF filtering improves noise …

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TCarta Marine, a global provider of hydrospatial products and services, has been awarded a contract to deliver satellite derived bathymetry (SDB) and seafloor classification data for the coastal zones of 13 regions around the world to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) under contract to Maxar Technologies.
TCarta will deliver seabed depth and feature maps from high-resolution …

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The newest addition to the network of Galileo sensor stations (GSS) is up and running in Wallis and Futuna, a French territory in the South Pacific consisting of three main islands and many tiny islets. It enables increased Galileo coverage in the southern hemisphere.

The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) reported that the decision …

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Hexagon │ NovAtel announced a successful test demonstrating their OEM7 GNSS receivers track Xona Space Systems PULSAR signals generated by a Spirent Communications simulator. This test shows that NovAtel GNSS receivers can track a Spirent simulated L-band signal identical to the PULSAR signal broadcast by Xona’s low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites. The Xona LEO signals will complement …

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Hydroacoustic technology specialist GeoAcoustics has officially released GS4 software v1.0.25 for GeoSwath bathymetric sonars, adding several upgrades including an artificial intelligence data processing system developed in collaboration with the University of East Anglia.
The new AI processing augments the existing automated filtering in the GS4 software by removing surplus and undesired data autonomously; during acquisition, the …

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On May 31, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced the main procurement batch of Galileo Second Generation (G2), initiated in summer 2022, has been finalized. The system is now ready for its on-orbit validation development phase.

Following the opening session of the European Navigation Conference (ENC), Javier Benedicto, director of navigation for the ESA, invited Thales Alenia Space, Airbus …