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ION seeks abstracts for Joint Navigation Conference

February 8, 2017  - By

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The Institute of Navigation (ION) is seeking abstracts for its Joint Navigation Conference (JNC), which will be held June 5-7 in Dayton, Ohio.

The abstracts are due Feb. 15.

According to ION, JNC is the largest U.S. military positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) conference of the year with joint service and government participation. The event will focus on technical advances in PNT, emphasizing joint development, test and support of affordable PNT systems, logistics and integration.

From an operational perspective, the conference will focus on advances in battlefield applications of GPS; critical strengths and weaknesses of field navigation devices; warfighter PNT requirements and solutions; and navigation warfare.

The event, which will feature a technical exhibit and showcase of guidance, navigation and control technology products, will include more than 200 operational presentations, ION reports.

The ION Joint Navigation Conference will take place at the Dayton Convention Center, as well as a classified environment on June 8 at the Air Force Institute of Technology.

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