Rockwell Collins has delivered the latest generation Digital GPS Anti-Jam Receiver (DIGAR) airborne anti-jam and anti-spoofing technology to the US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).
The enhanced solution provides airborne anti-jam capability with over 10,000 times improved jamming resistance over the previous model, the company announced Thursday.
“From advanced fifth-generation aircraft to ground and maritime applications, this receiver is the most reliable military-grade GPS solution available due to its unmatched anti-jam protection levels,” said Troy Brunk, vice president and general manager, Communication, Navigation & Electronic Warfare Systems for Rockwell Collins.
“This delivery demonstrates a major advancement in military technology and ensures that warfighters will have critical positioning, navigation and timing information when it’s needed most.” Brunk added.
The integration and testing of the new equipment is being worked through the Program Executive Office Fixed Wing (PEO-FW) at U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).
With several installations planned for both forward fit and retrofit applications, DIGAR is built on an open systems architecture that enables growth capabilities across a variety of aircraft platforms that include rotary wing, fixed wing fighter, bomber, transport aircraft and small to large unmanned aerial systems (UAS).