Made in UAE; EDGE unveils GPS-Protect anti-jam system for navigation

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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EDGE, an advanced technology company for defense and beyond, has launched GPS-Protect, an anti-jam system that covers air, land and sea applications.

The UAE-made system, developed by SIGN4L, a leading developer of electronic warfare and intelligence solutions (EW&I) and an entity within EDGE Group, provides significant resistance to jamming, protecting a mission-critical system which is based on GPS for an accurate position, navigation, and timing information.

The cutting-edge system uses a multi-element controlled reception pattern array (CRPA) antenna and provides resistance against one or multiple jamming signals. Featuring the most advanced technology, GPS-Protect implements multiple mitigation methods and specialized digital signal processing algorithms to ensure continuous operation of systems that rely on satellite navigation when GPS jammers or other mechanisms are used to jam or disrupt satellite signals.

Waleid Al Mesmari
Waleid Al Mesmari
VP – Program Management

“Aligning with the growing trend towards powerful electronic warfare capabilities in smaller compact packages, GPS-Protect extends spectrum superiority to small-scale, unmanned systems, as well as to larger aircraft and ships. It maintains the platform’s GPS signal throughout the presence of unintentional radio-frequency (RF) interference or jamming attacks, and we look forward to working with our partners and clients in deploying this cutting-edge product to market.”

GPS-Protect is designed to perform in highly dynamic situations and is lightweight and compact, making it perfect for unmanned systems and guided weapons with limited SWaP (size, weight, and power). The modular system, which provides a single solution for many applications, can also be integrated into larger platforms such as vehicles, ships, and aircraft.

SIGN4L is part of the Electronic Warfare & Intelligence cluster at EDGE, an advanced technology group for defense that ranks among the top 25 military suppliers in the world.

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