Defense Innovation Unit Reviews Proposals for GPS Alternative Device

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The Defense Innovation Unit is evaluating proposed projects on non-GPS navigation devices for the U.S. Army, Space News reported Wednesday.

DIU’s Boston-based office is looking at 25 proposals for the Dismounted Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing System or DAPS. The future handheld device would work to help soldiers navigate through GPS-denied environments.

The solicitation ran through Oct. 28 and sought available technologies that don’t require a large amount of further development. Col. Jeff Sheehan, DIU program manager, said the proposals included optical, inertial and radio frequency navigation.

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