Rockwell-Collins Defense Advance GPS Receiver (DAGR)


The Defense Advanced GPS Receiver (DAGR) is a small, hand-held GPS receiver made by Rockwell-Collins, Inc. The DAGR uses state of the art GPS technology, including "All in View" satellite tracking and the Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module (SAASM). The SAASM allows decryption of precision GPS coordinates. The size and weight (5 oz) provide for pocket storage and easy portability.

Initial contracting for the production of the DAGR began in 2002. Actual use in the field began in 2004. It is used by the US Armed Services, the Missile Defense Agency, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and 32 Allied countries.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.0002.01Accession Number: 2012.0002Catalog Number: 2012.0002.01

Object Name: GPS receiver

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 1/2 in x 4 in x 1 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 10.16 cm x 4.445 cm


Record Id: nmah_1419299

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