'MicroDAGR' GPS receiver, 2012

2012 in Unknown place
Rockwell Collins

Micro Defence Advanced GPS Receiver (MicroDAGR), made by Rockwell Collins, 2012.

Since its first major use during the First Gulf War, 1990-91, GPS (Global Positioning System) technology has become vitally important tool for military forces. It is used in anything that requires accurate positioning, from weapons targeting to locating emergency bridges. The MicroDAGR is part of the next generation of GPS navigation equipment. It is handheld, with a colour touch screen, built in maps as well as anti-jamming technology. These receivers have been used by NATO forces since 2012.

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metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
gps receiver
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • navigational instrument
Donated by Rockwell Collins UK Limited

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