Polaris™Link GPS Receiver


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Features & Benefits

  • Built to the same standards as our MPE-S and GB-GRAM and is interchangeable in all platform integrations
  • Design is compatible with the U.S. Army Standard Embedded Small Serial Interface (SSI) form factor GPS receiver
  • Tested to military standards for environmental conditions including temperature, vibration and shock
  • Three independent serial interfaces with precise time pulse outputs
  • 12-channel continuous satellite tracking for true all-in-view operation
  • Field reprogrammable to allow easy updates of application software
  • Typical cold start without time, position or almanac in less than 100 seconds from complete OFF
  • Area navigation with 999 waypoint storage
  • Route navigation using route built from stored waypoint sequences
  • User setup of units, datums and coordinate systems
  • Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring (RAIM)
  • Demonstrated outstanding GPS performance and integration history
  • Mature, proven GPS technology developed over a 30-year period
  • High reliability with MTBF >60,000 hours (calculated)
  • Additional feature software upgrades are available



Acquisition Time


TTFF < 90 sec (warm start) (prob. >.95
TTSF < 25 sec (OFF or STBY < 15 min.)
TTSF < 70 sec (OFF < 60 min.)

Position Accuracy

LADGPS: <3 meters typical horizontal
SPS: 7.8 meters CEP

Velocity Accuracy

0.4 m/sec steady rate (3D 95%)

GPS Time Accuracy

111 nanoseconds

Coordinate System

28 predefined


233 predefined, 6 user-defined

Storage Capacity

999 waypoints, 15 reversible routes

Physical Specs


Operating: +3.3 V DC, less than 0.7W typical
Keep Alive: +3.0 V DC to +6.0 V dc, 2mW typical


2.5 oz. (70 gm) nominal


3.4 in x 2.45 in x 0.6 in maximum
(8.6 cm x 6.2 cm x 1.6 cm)

Temperature Range

-40°C to +85°C Operating
-55°C to +85°C Storage

Altitude (operating)



Input Power:

Operating: +3.3 V DC, less than 0.7W typical

Keep Alive: +3.0 V DC to +6.0 V dc, 2mW typical

Typical System

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