Rockwell Collins to supply GPS for Navy bomb-disposal robots

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120302-N-FN215-414 RIDGECREST, Calif. (March 2, 2012) Reserve component Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Operational Support Unit (EODOSU) 7 use a Man Transportable Robot System "Talon" Mark 2 to approach a suspected bomb maker's building during a mobility exercise at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. EODOSU-7 conducts training for reserve and active component personnel to prepare them for future mobilizations and deployments. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Scott/Released)

C4ISR & Networks – Rockwell Collins will provide 2,000 GPS receivers for Navy explosive ordnance disposal robots. Rockwell Collins will provide its MicroGRAM GPS receivers to Neya Systems and Northrop Grumman, for integration into Neya’s Autonomous Behavior Capability Module, according to a Rockwell Collins news release. The module is part of Increment 1 of the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System (AEODRS). Continue reading