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Spirent Federal Announces Guest Speakers for July Training Seminar

June 6, 2022

Guest speakers for Spirent Federal PNT Training Seminar

Representatives from the U.S. Space Force & U.S. Army will present

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah–(June 6, 2022)–Spirent Federal, the leading provider of positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) test equipment, announces the guest speakers for the 2022 Spirent Federal PNT Training Seminar: Mr. Stephen Burke from Space Systems Command and Mr. Ivan Franklin from the Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing/Space (APNT/Space) Cross-Functional Team (CFT). The seminar will take place in-person in Huntsville, Alabama, July 12-13, 2022, and will provide extensive training on PNT applications using Spirent’s simulation solutions.

Mr. Burke, Deputy to the Senior Materiel Leader, GPS User Equipment Acquisition Delta, for the Military Communication and PNT Directorate within the United States Space Force Space Systems Command, will provide an update on Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE) for Increment 1 and Increment 2, as well as a briefing on the Space Systems Command PNT restructure.

Mr. Franklin, Deputy APNT Signature Effort, for the United States Army APNT/Space CFT, will share the latest on U.S. Army APNT, which is influencing the way soldiers operate in degraded and denied environments.

“Providing hands-on training for customers, or prospective customers, and discussing nascent PNT advancements at our annual training seminar is the highlight of our year,” said Roger Hart, Director of Engineering for Spirent Federal. “We work closely with the U.S. Government and military and are pleased Stephen and Ivan have accepted our invitation to share their vital information and expertise with the attendees.”

Other seminar topics include advanced jamming and in-the-field spoofing mitigation; encrypted GPS M-code and Y-code; complementary PNT, including inertial navigation systems; controlled reception pattern antennas (CRPA); and a patented approach to testing in anechoic chambers. View the full agenda and more information on registration at

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