GPS Press Releases

7/2/2007 - Spirent Federal Selected for Rockwell Collins GPS Contract

Spirent Federal Systems Inc., a leading provider of GPS satellite simulators, announced today that Rockwell Collins has selected Spirent Federal to supply multiple GPS simulators to support the Modernized User Equipment (MUE) Receiver Card Development contract they have with the GPS Wing.  The GPS modernization effort is a system-wide program that includes upgrades to the space, control and user segments.

The award includes Spirent Federal's industry standard GSS7700 Series GPS Simulator, fully approved classified package, interface/jamming, Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) M-Code and Simulator Data Sets (SDS) M-Code capability.  Spirent Federal has received the Global Positioning Systems Wing security approval for its SDS Upgrade Package for the GSS7700 GPS Simulator.  Spirent Federal is the first company to obtain security approval for a simulator that meets all the requirements for MUE, including the new SDS M-Code capabilities.

"We are pleased that our investment in GPS Modernization has resulted in this award and we are looking forward to working with Rockwell Collins on the prestigious MUE program," said Ellen Hall, CEO of Spirent Federal. 

Spirent manufactures an extensive range of GPS test equipment, from simple production test units for the commercial market to the highly capable and modular GSS7700 series for more technically demanding applications.  Configurations include GPS L1 only, dual frequency L1/L2 (including L2C), L5, a fully approved classified package, Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS), interface/jamming simulation, inertial interfaces, Hardware in the Loop (HIL) test capability, high dynamic capability and M-Code.  Spirent Federal also offers Russian GLONASS simulation and European Galileo simulation.

With over twenty years experience in providing GPS simulators, Spirent has cost effective solutions for all satellite navigation test requirements and applications.  Dedicated customer support and a commitment to ongoing product enhancement have ensured Spirent Federal's position as the leading supplier of GPS simulators.

For further information, contact Spirent Federal at (714) 692-6565 or visit the company's Web site at

About Spirent Federal Systems
Spirent Federal Systems was formed in July 2001 by Spirent Communications as a wholly owned subsidiary and U.S. proxy company. Spirent Federal markets and sells Spirent Communications' products in North America. The company also provides value-added features and ongoing customer support. Spirent Federal Systems is headquartered in Yorba Linda, Calif., with support and sales offices throughout the US.

About Spirent Communications plc
Spirent Communications plc is a leading communications technology company focused on delivering innovative systems and services to meet the needs of customers worldwide. We are a global provider of performance analysis and service assurance solutions that enable the development and deployment of next-generation networking technologies such as broadband services, Internet telephony, 3G wireless and web applications and security testing. The Systems group develops power control systems for specialist electrical vehicles in the mobility and industrial markets. Further information about Spirent Communications plc can be found at

Spirent Communications plc Ordinary shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange (ticker: SPT). The Company operates a Level 1 American Depositary Receipt ("ADR") programme with each ADR representing four Spirent Communications plc Ordinary shares. The ADRs trade in the US over-the-counter ("OTC") market under the symbol SPMYY and the CUSIP number is 84856M209. Spirent, Spirent Communications and the Spirent logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Spirent Communications plc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks mentioned herein are held by their respective companies. All rights reserved.

Company Contact
Ellen Hall
Spirent Federal Systems
Direct: 714.692.6565
Business: 714.692.6565

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