Rockwell Collins Becomes Standard Supplier of GPS Engines to U.S. Army.Business Editors
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 2, 2003
- Company anticipates $30 million in sales for GB GRAM program
CECOM CECOM Communications Electronics Command (US Army)
CECOM National Center for Communications of the Civil Protection Agency has selected Rockwell Collins (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :COL) as the standard supplier of GPS engines to the U.S. Army enabling support of soldiers on the three-dimensional digital battlespace. Rockwell Collins won the competitive two-year ground-based GPS receiver application module (GB-GRAM GB-GRAM Ground-Based GPS Receiver Application Module ) contract that has an estimated value of $30 million when the additional options are exercised.
GB-GRAM is a NAVSTAR GPS JPO/Product Manager GPS initiative to migrate towards an open system architecture for ground-based embedded military applications and will be used in communications and weapons platforms across the military over the next 10 years.
Under the GB-GRAM contract, Rockwell Collins is providing its 12-channel Miniature PLGR PLGR Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver (US DoD)
PLGR Plunger Engine SAASM SAASM Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module
SAASM Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module (US DoD GPS system) (MPE-S), a small, lightweight, third generation GPS receiver. The MPE MPE
Master of Public Education offers geolocation and precise positioning capabilities for military navigation, tactical communications, battlefield computing and other C4I (Command, Control, Computers, Communication and Information) equipment. Additional features include field reprogrammability, dual frequency and direct-Y acquisition/reacquisition capability, and extended jamming protection performance.
Rockwell Collins is a leader in the design, production and support of communications and aviation electronics solutions for government and commercial customers worldwide. Additional information is available at www.rockwellcollins.com.