Category Archives: Navigation

BaseMap Remote Marking with SIG Rangefinders

BASEMAP HUNT BaseMap has taken the traditional model of public/private land ownership maps, offline maps, and other features to the next level with some of its new tools – namely “remote markers.” DOWNLOAD APP REMOTE MARKING You can now connect … Continue reading

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MyTopo Data Security Incident

Data Security Incident Dear MyTopo Patrons and Friends, We are writing to inform you about a data security incident that may have involved your personal information on MyTopo.com. On Friday, November 19, we discovered that the MyTopo.com website had been … Continue reading

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FREE Lamination November – Save up to $30!

IT’S FREE LAMINATION NOVEMBER! Laminate any custom topographic, aerial, satellite or hybrid map today through the rest of November for FREE. Just select  “Laminated” on Step 3 and pay the same price as we offer for waterproof paper finish today … Continue reading

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Northrop Grumman’s LEO Satellite Payload for DARPA Revolutionizes Positioning, Navigation and Timing

LINTHICUM, Md. and WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Sept. 16, 2021 – The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Blackjack program has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a contract for Phase 2 development of an advanced, software-defined positioning, navigation and … Continue reading

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Mil Sistemika Teams With Hirtenberger Defence Technology to Produce a fully integrated version of Mil Sistemika battlefield management system (IHTA, BES and PES)

Mil Sistemika is proud to announce new partnership with Hirtenberger Defence Technology Limited, producer of state-of-the-art Arc-Fire artillery fire control system. HDT Arc-FireTM Integrated Fire Control System is a state-of-the-art fully digital fire control system that links commanders, fire support … Continue reading

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Reader Question: Fixing Position

Pete, the best way to keep this straight is as follows. When working with terrain use magnetic azimuth and when working with a map use grid azimuth. Take a look at the illustration above. Let’s assume that you are working … Continue reading

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Land Navigation: Direction, Orientation and Location

One of the many fallouts from advanced technology is the insidious erosion of core skills needed to operate in a combat zone. Land navigation using a grid map and compass is at the top of that list. So, put your … Continue reading

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