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A U.S. Army Multi Domain Task Force operates from the Tactical Command Post as a part of their premier appearance at Valiant Shield 2018 Sept. 20, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Danica M. Sirmans)

Next phase of Army EW planning tool to focus on GPS denied environments

The next phase for the Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool will focus on positioning, navigation and timing.
A student assigned to the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, who is in the Special Forces Communications Sergeant course, practices using a PDA-184 computer and an AN/ PRC-117G satellite radio during training at the Yarborough Training Complex at Fort Bragg, North Carolina August 29, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by K. Kassens)

DIU seeks tech to help fight GPS spoofing

DIU is looking for tech that could help the military detect GPS spoofing.
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Dana Deasy, DOD CIO
Dana Deasy, DOD Chief Information Officer, hosts a roundtable discussion on the enterprise cloud initiative with reporters, Aug. 9, 2019, at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. (DOD / Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew Carroll)

DOD’s Deasy, citing risks to GPS, pushes back on Ligado decision

Dana Deasy and other top tech leaders in the military railed against a recent FCC decision they say will harm the GPS system.
U.S. Army Reserve combat engineers from the 374th Engineer Company (Sapper) program their grid coordinates using a Defense Advanced GPS receiver. (U.S. Army photo by MSG Michel Sauret, 200th Military Police Command)

DOD looking for the next GPS

Satellite-based GPS has become "contested" and "vulnerable" and can no longer be relied on, a top Pentagon IT official said.
A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 447th Air Expeditionary Group during a refueling mission over Syria, Dec. 1, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo / Staff Sgt. Paul Labbe)

A decade later, still no cybersecurity fixes for NextGen aircraft tracking

With a deadline to adopt new aircraft-tracking technology looming, the DoD has yet to fully address security concerns about its effect on military aircraft.
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