Standard for Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) User Equipment


This standard specifies technical requirements and expected behaviors for resilient Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) User Equipment (UE). The scope is limited to the reception, ingestion, processing, handling, and output of PNT data, information, and signals. Based on technical requirements, the standard defines different levels of resilience to enable users to select a level that is appropriate based on their risk tolerance, budget, and application criticality. This standard applies to UE that outputs PNT solutions, including PNT systems of systems, integrated PNT receivers, and PNT source components (such as Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) chipsets).

The IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP) PNT related activities provide unique opportunities for the successful implementation of IEEE 1952. By collaborating with stakeholders, subject matter experts and regulators ICAP is able to address industry gaps and help ensure more reliable PNT UE.

Domestic and International Adoption and Outreach Efforts

ICAP has worked with stakeholders including regulators within the United states on the education and adoption of IEEE 1952 within North America. ICAP can provide educational workshops with presentations by IEEE 1952 matter experts as opportunities have proven to be instrumental in understanding and exploration of adopting IEEE 1952 for domestic and international beneficiaries.

Conformity Assessment Steering Committee

The IEEE 1952 Conformity Assessment Steering Committee (CASC) is responsible for the oversight, health and Certification of everything UE that falls under the IEEE 1952 Standard for Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) User Equipment.

For all inquiries related to the IEEE 1952 Assessment Program, please email [email protected].


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