ITT announces new GPS infrastructure will be completed by 2012

CNN:  Global Positioning Systems (GPS) may already guide millions of cars around the world, but airplanes are still guided by a 70-year-old radar technology.
That is changing in the United States where engineering firm ITT is building out a GPS-based system as part of a larger “NextGen” system to vastly upgrade the country’s air traffic control systems…more

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