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Re: GPS and other Dual-use technologies

On Sun, 29 Sep 1996, Steve Schear wrote:

> Craft are free to use any navigational technology, but must be autonomous
> from launch to delivery.  To aid navigation I was considering the design of
> a substitute differential GPS beacon functionally interchangable with those
> offered by the USCG.  My device would work on a different frequency,
> possibly using very wideband direct sequence spread spectrum (for low
> probability of intercept/detection) and be actuated by the missile as it
> neared the target in order to refine its position.

While in St. Louis on business, I talked with two guys writing the 
operations manual for a new Navy missile built by a local defense 
contractor. The missile was using GPS for targeting.