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29 January 1999
For Immediate Release

Johns Hopkins APL Releases GPS Report

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), Laurel, Md., delivered a final report, "GPS Risk Assessment Study," to the Air Transport Association on Jan. 29.

This study of Global Positioning System (GPS) risks and capabilities affirms that an augmented GPS can "satisfy the performance requirements to be the only navigation system installed in an aircraft and the only service provided by the FAA for operations anywhere in the National Airspace System."

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For more information contact:

Helen Worth
240-228-5113 or 443-778-5113