US army seeks new technology to replace GPS

Featured Image: Artist Interpretation of GPS satellite; image courtesy of NASA

From GPS Daily  by Staff Writers
Washington (AFP) April 25, 2013

The US army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon’s research agency said Wednesday.

DARPA, the research group behind a range of spy tech and which helped invent the Internet, was also the driving force behind the creation of the Global Positioning System, director Arati Prabhakar said at a press conference. . . . Read Complete Report

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