Radionavigation Systems: A Capabilities Investment Strategy

This document is composed of the following sections: Section 1 - Introduction: Describes the background, purpose, and scope of the Radionavigation Systems Task Force. It summarizes events leading to the preparation of this document and tasks that were conducted under this study. Section 2 - Current Situation: Describes Federal radionavigation planning. It also summarizes current radionavigation systems as well as future potential radionavigation systems under research & development. Section 3 - Modal Requirements & System Capabilities Assessment: Describes the technical approach used by the Task Force. It lays out the system requirements for transportation and non-transportation users and compares them to the capabilities of each radionavigation system. Section 4 - Selection Methodology: Describes the process of establishing a number of alternative radionavigation system mixes and how they were evaluated and down selected to 3 alternatives mixes and a baseline. Section 5 - Backups to GPS: Describes current and future modal backups to radionavigation systems. Section 6 - Radionavigation Systems Mix Analysis: Describes the final alternative mixes recommended by the Task Force. This includes a baseline and 3 alternative mixes. Section 7 - Loran Decision: Describes the various options available regarding the Loran-C decision and recommendation from the Task Force. Section 8 - Cost: Discusses the program funding for the various radionavigation systems. Section 9 - Conclusions and Recommendations: Presents the Task Force final conclusions and recommendations


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Glossary; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 134p

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  • Accession Number: 01148579
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 5 2010 2:00PM