Tag: Signal

Final Steps Underway To Operationalize Ultra-Secure, Jam-Resistant GPS M-Code Signal

The final steps to fully-enable the ultra-secure, jam-resistant Military Code (M-Code) signal on the Global Positioning System (GPS) are now underway. As part of the U.S. military’s effort to modernize GPS, the U.S. Space Force has been steadily upgrading its existing GPS Ground Operational Control System (OCS). The Space Force recently announced Operational Acceptance of the GPS Contingency Operations (COps) upgrade, developed by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). COps enabled control of the operational GPS constellation, now containing 21 M-Code capable GPS satellites, including Lockheed Martin’s first two GPS III satellites, until the next generation OCX ground control ... Read more

Signal Strength – Arc Digital

Brad Parscale, Trump’s 2020 campaign chair, distilled the essence of a political campaign into the following blunt description: “You take your position. You stay strong with it.” As a statement engineered to score high on the Conventional Political Wisdom scale, and to elicit knowing approval from the political consultant class, Parscale succeeds. Yet as an actual thesis? When it comes to protracted events as complex and multidimensional as national elections, generalities like that are vague to the point of meaninglessness. What does it mean to “take your position”? What does it look like to “stay strong with it”? Also, if ... Read more