Experience wireless GPS coverage within any military aircraft utilizing a GPS Retransmission Kit. Any handheld military or commercial GPS receivers, precision air drop guidance units or parachutist NavAid receivers can acquire satellite signals inside the aircraft. A GPS receiver will experience no loss in signal coverage as it moves out of an aircraft equipped with a GLI-VIPER, GLI-COBRA, or GLI-DIAMONDBACK GPS Retransmission Kit from GPS Source.
GPS receivers (both commercial and military) do not automatically “get” a GPS signal. Receivers have to search for and then lock onto the signal. The receivers typically cannot lock onto the signals when inside of an aircraft. When a Warfighter exits an aircraft, there can be a relatively long period of time to the first GPS position fix as the receiver searches for the signal. The time needed for a navigation device (such as a DAGR) to lock onto a signal outside of the plane, may affect the amount of actual air time available to navigate and glide to a target. With GPS Live Inside, the Warfighter always has a signal inside or out of the aircraft.
This equipment has received Safety of Flight Approval from the USAF Air Mobility Command Systems Group for specific aircraft. Call for more information. It is combat proven core technology, that is highly reliable and supports demanding combat operations.
Installation Kits are available for Permanent, Roll on/Roll Off, Man Portable. Configurations are available (but not limited) to the following:
If the appropriate aircraft is not on this list, call us at (719) 561-9520. We are familiar with other sizes, makes and models.
Download the white paper on GPS Retransmission Systems for Airborne Applications.
Read about Military Free Fall (MFF) Applications.