Aug 26, 2017: The U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) lately took delivery of the latest generation of Digital GPS Anti-Jam Receiver (DIGAR) airborne anti-jam and anti-spoofing technology from Rockwell Collins. The improved solution offers unmatched airborne anti-jam capability with over 10,000 times improved jamming resistance over the previous model.
“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.”
The integration and testing of the latest equipment is being worked through the Program Executive Office Fixed Wing (PEO-FW) at U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and represents the highest level of GPS assurance for airborne markets. 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).
Rockwell Collins has delivered over 100,000 anti-jam systems across weapons, aircraft and soldier systems over the last 10 years. The DIGAR assures a high Technology Readiness Level (TRL) product with a flexible, programmable implementation that provides a low risk approach to mitigating the evolving jamming landscape.