YORBA LINDA, Calif., 3 July 2007. Rockwell Collins has selected Spirent Federal Systems Inc., a provider of GPS satellite simulators, to supply multiple GPS simulators to support the Modernized User Equipment (MUE) Receiver Card Development contract the company has with the GPS Wing. The GPS modernization effort is a system-wide program that includes upgrades to space, control, and user segments.
The award includes Spirent Federal's GSS7700 series GPS simulator, fully approved classified package, interface/jamming, advanced encryption standard (AES) M-Code, and Simulator Data Sets (SDS) M-Code capability.
Spirent Federal has received the Global Positioning Systems Wing security approval for its SDS Upgrade Package for the GSS7700 GPS simulator. Spirent Federal is the first company to obtain security approval for a simulator that meets all the requirements for MUE, including the new SDS M-Code capabilities.