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Institute of Navigation and the Institute
7, 2008, the
United States Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) announced that eLoran is adopted as the national backup
system to GPS for position, navigation, and timing.
here for the Press
That announcement was not followed by action to deploy eLoran in the
Since the 2008 release, the ILA has been
encouraging the DHS to follow up the promise of deployment and operation of
eLoran as a GPS alternative nav system. Our cause was joined by the
Resilient Navigation and Timing
Foundation, and others.
On March 22, 2015, the U.S Department of
Transportation requested public comment
on a Federal Register
notice regarding implementation of eLoran in the U.S.
Comments were received, and as of June, 2015, eLoran
remains under study by a Tiger Team assembled for the
purpose of making a recommendation on implementation.
e-Loran continues to be of interest, and is in operation on other parts
of the world.
In December, 2015,
there was good news for eLoran supporters! Please visit
Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation
website for two articles indicating progress toward U.S.
deployment of eLoran:
U.S. to Build eLoran Timing, then Navigation Network...
[U.S.] PNT ExCom Backs eLoran...
|Learn about eLoran
Loran (eLoran) Definition Document was developed in 2006 at the United
States Coast Guard Navigation Center by an international team of authors
and was published by the ILA in 2007. Click here for the Enhanced Loran (eloran)
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