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  • Thales: Loud and clear in the air: a new generation of robust receivers

    It’s one thing to have an imprecise GPS signal or purely lose it in your car. It’s quite another when commercial or military aircraft are concerned, where pinpoint positioning is crucial to secure safe landing, or the correct target location for armed forces....

  • ATR Into Life: ATR is more than close to the EDG²E and this is good news!

    We’re actually a key player in the European project focused on the development of a dual-frequency, multi-constellation receiver for enhanced navigation...

  • IFExpress: GSA and Thales Launch the EDG2E Project to Further Optimize Aviation Navigation with Galileo

    The European Union’s Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has officially launched the EDG2E project...
  • Air & Cosmos: GSA, Thales launch EDG2E project

    The European Union’s Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has officially launched the EDG2E project with a consortium led by Thales...
  • GPS World: GSA and Thales launch EDG²E for aviation navigation with Galileo

    The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has officially launched the equipment for dual frequency Galileo, GPS and EGNOS project (EDG²E) with a consortium led by Thales.
  • Inside GNSS: GSA and Thales Launch the EDG²E Project to Further Optimize Aviation Navigation with Galileo

    On the heels of a momentum-filled few days at the Munich Satellite Navigation Summit (March 5-7), comes more big news from the European Union’s Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) and Galileo...
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    Glossary

    ARAIM: Advanced Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring

    ARINC: Aeronautical Radio Incorporated (provides aeronautical standard)

    CONOPS: A CONcept of OPerationS is a document describing the operational use of a proposed system

    DFMC: Dual Frequency Multi Constellation

    EASA: European Aviation Safety Agency

    EDG²E: Equipment for Dual Frequency Galileo GPS and EGNOS

    EGNOS: European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service

    ERTMS: European Rail Traffic Management System

    ETSO: European Technical Standard Order. Defined by EASA, it gives the requirements that an airborne equipment must meet.

    EUROCAE: EURopean Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment

    FAA: Federal Aviation Administration (US)

    FDE: Fault Detection and Exclusion (detects the presence of a failing satellite and removes it from the positoning)

    GNSS: Global Navigation Satellite System

    GPS: Global Positioning System

    GSA: European Global Navigation Satellite System Agency

    ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization

    MOPS: Minimum Operation Performance Standards

    PBN: Performance-Based Navigation

    PVT: Position, Velocity and Time estimation

    RAIM: Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring

    RF FRONT END: Radio Frequency frond end

    RTCA: Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics

    SARPS: Standards and Recommended Practices

    SBAS: Space Based Augmentation System

    TSO: Technical Standards Orders