GPS and its Military Application
This introductory course provides attendees with an understanding of the operation of the Global Positioning System and related systems, especially as they relate to military platforms, weapons and command systems. The course is designed for anyone who works with GPS in system definition, procurement and capability implementation.
No prior military or technical knowledge is assumed.
Duration: 2 days
Delivery mode: Classroom
In-house: All states and neighbouring countries, contact the Professional Education Course Unit for more information. Recommended for groups of 10 or more.
What you will receive:
- Comprehensive course notes
- UNSW Canberra certificate of completion/attendance*
- Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
- Masters credit: UNSW Canberra allows students who have successfully completed a minimum of 12 days of approved professional education short courses to use those courses as credit in eligible postgraduate programs.
Affiliated course: Modern Military Navigation Systems (3 days)
*pending final results
Anyone requiring an understanding of GPS and its military applications;
|Capability development staff||Systems engineers|
|Business managers||Hardware engineers|
|Project managers||Software engineers|
|Defence contract managers||Anyone who requires an introduction to military navigation systems|
History | GPS segments | GPS operating principle | Navigation performance measures
Signal structure | C/A and P(Y) codes | Navigation message | Spot beams | M code
Receiver elements | Antenna properties | Correlation and tracking techniques
Selective availability | Anti-spoofing | Ionospheric effects
Dr. Craig Benson is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy. Craig Benson holds a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales (Australia), a Master degree in science from Cranfield University (UK), and a second Master degree in Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales (Australia). He is a former RAAF engineering office and consultant. His research experience and interests are in Space Communication, Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks, Underwater Communications, Guided Weapons, Electronic Warfare, Radar Systems and GPS & Navigation Warfare.
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