Symmetricom Announces Security Approved Ground-Based GPS Receiver Application Module (GB-GRAM) for Time and Frequency Receiver.
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SAASM Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module (US DoD GPS system) GPS Receiver Approved by Global Positioning Systems Wing, Meeting Latest Security Requirements for Embedded Military Applications
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Symmetricom, Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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"Symmetricom has been the premier provider of secure GPS based time and frequency solutions since launching the Mark V P(Y) Code Time and Frequency Receiver in 1996 and the XLi SAASM in 2005," commented Ron Holm, product marketing manager for Symmetricom. "Now, with this lightweight, third-generation GPS Precise Positioning Service (PPS (Packets Per Second) The measurement of activity in a local area network (LAN). In LANs such as Ethernet, Token Ring and FDDI, as well as the Internet, data is broken up and transmitted in packets (frames), each with a source and destination address. ) 12-channel receiver integrated into the XLi SAASM, we continue to meet the Government's requirements by delivering a security approved GB-GRAM compliant SAASM GPS instrument for the military."
The U.S. Government's GB-GRAM program fulfills a GPS Wing initiative to migrate to a defined, open system architecture for ground-based embedded military applications, incorporates the SAASM security device and is a low-power, secure and jam resistant standardized GPS solution used in communications and weapons platforms across the military. Formerly the Joint Program Office (JPO JPO Joint Program Office
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The XLi SAASM's GB-GRAM GPS Receiver is a Small Serial Interface (SSI) form factor, lightweight, third-generation GPS PPS, 12-channel receiver supporting Direct Y and Black keys. Initially security approved by GPSW in 2005, the XLi SAASM is based on Symmetricom's XLi Time & Frequency System, the most precise, versatile and flexible solution for high performance timing and synchronization requirements. SAASM is the security architecture selected by the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) to provide the next generation security functions for GPS authorized military users. Taking into account the JCS mandate that went into effect in October 1, 2006 requiring all newly fielded DoD GPS systems to use SAASM compliant PPS devices, unless waivered, the XLi SAASM provides the highest immunity to jamming plus multiple options that enable military users to tailor their systems to support nearly every possible output/input needed for time and frequency applications.
The XLi SAASM Time and Frequency Receiver with integrated GB-GRAM GPS Receiver will begin shipping in October 2007. For more information, visit: http://www.symmttm.com/PR/xli-saasm-gb-gram.asp.
About Symmetricom, Inc.
As a worldwide leader in precise time and frequency products and services, Symmetricom provides "Perfect Timing" to customers around the world. Since 1985, the company's solutions have helped define the world's time and frequency standards, delivering precision, reliability and efficiency to wireline and wireless networks, instrumentation and testing applications and network time management. Deployed in more than 90 countries, the company's synchronization solutions include primary reference sources, building integrated timing supplies (BITS), GPS timing receivers, time and frequency distribution systems, network time servers and ruggedized oscillators. Symmetricom also incorporates technologies including Universal Timing Interface (UTI UTI urinary tract infection.
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