GINCAN GPS Anti-Jam Antenna Trialled on Blue Bear Hex Copter

Blue Bear Systems Research Ltd has successfully conducted trials to validate the performance of Chemring Technology Solutions' GPS anti-jamming module, GINCAN.

BEDFORD, England — Increased use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), and the proliferation of readily available jamming devices is driving demand for greater resilience of aerial platforms. A GINCAN module was integrated with Blue Bear's Hex-Copter the platform, and real time telemetry fed back to the Blue Bear versatile Ground Control Station (vGCS) for recording and subsequent analysis. The Hex-copter was under full remote control during the test phases which were designed to understand the performance of GINCAN on an aerial platform when subjected to GPS jamming.

Chemring Technology Solutions has miniaturised its military GPS anti-jam technology into GINCAN - a low-size weight and power GPS anti-jamming antenna that offers protection against jamming threats. Its small size and weight makes it perfect for integration within unmanned vehicles where weight is a key constraint. In the future, Blue Bear and Chemring Technology Solutions are looking to conduct further testing and evaluate new capability to meet the challenges of operating UAS in GPS denied areas.

About Blue Bear Systems Research

Is a leading proven supplier of innovative research and product-based solutions in the field of unmanned flight, avionics, and sensor payloads. Blue Bear deliver efficient solutions and professional services in support of military and civil markets worldwide, with unmatched pace, agility, passion and innovation. Blue Bear's track record has won Blue Bear a prime position in the domain of UAV development in the UK and Europe.

About Chemring Technology Solutions

Chemring Technology Solutions, part of Chemring Group PLC, is an advanced science and technology company trusted by governments, national security and commercial customers to provide military and commercial advantage. From their two sites in the UK, the company's world-class scientists and engineers work to rapidly solve complex customer problems, and create innovative technology solutions which help to protect and enhance lives.


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