Rockwell-Collins Defense Advance GPS Receiver (DAGR)

Rockwell-Collins Defense Advance GPS Receiver (DAGR)

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Description
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 on loan
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
ID Number
2012.0002.01
accession number
2012.0002
catalog number
2012.0002.01
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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