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IAI, Honeywell partner to counter GPS jamming

19 July 2017

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Honeywell Aerospace have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the joint development of a GPS anti-jamming navigation system for military applications.

In a joint statement the companies said that they would “engineer, manufacture, and market a combined GPS anti-jam combined solution.” They added that their navigation system would integrate IAI’s existing ADA GPS anti-jamming system with Honeywell’s “embedded GPS Inertial Navigation System.”

ADA has already been integrated into systems and platforms operating both in Israel and abroad, according to IAI, including in one of the main platforms of the Israel Air Force.

The ability to ensure uninterrupted satellite-based navigation and timing are essential in modern military platforms, the companies noted in their statement, “Despite this dependency, still many platforms do not use anti-jamming systems to protect those essential assets.

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