"The JPALS program is a collaboration between the U.S. Navy and Raytheon," said Brian Hickey, director, Raytheon Navigation and Landing Systems. "Landing a high-powered, high-speed aircraft on a moving carrier in rough seas is an exceptionally difficult task. The progress we've made is resulting in truly game changing technology for Navy pilots."
JPALS works with the GPS satellite navigation system to provide accurate, reliable and high-integrity guidance for fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft. The system features anti-jam protection to ensure mission continuity in hostile environments and enables precision landings in all weather and environmental conditions.