anti-spoofing

July 1, 2020
By Kimberly Underwood
The successful launch of the GPS III Space Vehicle 03 and the recovery of the Falcon 9 rocket booster represents another step in innovation. Credit: SpaceX

With industry partners, the Space and Missile Systems Center of the U.S. Space Force launched the GPS III Space Vehicle 03, or SV03, on June 30 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The launch sets the third GPS III satellite into space to join the SV01 and SV02 satellites, which were declared operational in January and April.

The GPS III system is the space portion of the Space Force’s effort to modernize the entire GPS capability, offered Tonya Ladwig, acting vice president, Navigation Systems, Lockheed Martin Space.

September 27, 2018
 

Under two separate contracts with the Air Force, Rockwell Collins will provide GPS-related technolgies.

January 18, 2018
Kimberly Underwood
Photo courtesy of Proofpoint

Only half of federal civilian agencies are complying with federal regulations addressing email security, including email spoofing, according to a recent report from Sunnyvale, California-based Proofpoint.

In October, the Department of Homeland Security issued its domain-based message authentication reporting and conformance (DMARC) standard, Binding Operational Directive (BOD) 18-01, to improve the security of digital messages sent by federal agencies or from federal websites, explained Robert Holmes, author of the report.

September 19, 2016
 

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $44,136,550 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Global Positioning System Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Modules Lightning Strikes program. Work will be performed at El Segundo, California, and is expected to be complete by April 30, 2020. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales to 57 partner nations. The Space and Missile Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity (FA8807-16-D-0002).

February 4, 2016
 

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a $9,644,500 firm-fixed-price, commercial, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Contractor will acquire Global Positioning System selective availability anti-spoofing modules and single chip module with memory in support to 57 allied nations. Work will be performed at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is expected to be complete by March 31, 2021. This award is 100 percent foreign military sales. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. The Space and Missile Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity (FA8807-16-D-0001).

 

April 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $7,790,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for acquisition of Raytheon GPS Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing (SAASM) modules. The IDIQ will provide authorized Defense Department and foreign military sales users with GPS SAASM. The contract involves foreign military sales. Space and Missile Systems Center/GDK, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity.