$50M Provides Security Chips for GPS Receivers
Rockwell Collins Government Systems in Cedar Rapids, IA received a $49,999,999 firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract to provide Rockwell Collins Security Devices for Global Positioning System receivers. These devices include Auxiliary Output Chips Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Modules, and Precise Positioning Services Modules. GPS anti-spoofing technology can be found in GPS/INS guided weapons, and also in some GPS-related hand-held devices made for military use. Work will be performed by Rockwell Collins in Coralville, IA, and will be complete by September 2010. The Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA issued the contract (FA8807-05-D-0004).