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Dr. Christopher Hegarty

The MITRE Corporation
Director of CNS Engineering & Spectrum
Dr. Christopher Hegarty is the Director of CNS Engineering & Spectrum with The MITRE Corporation, where he has worked mainly on aviation communications, navigation and surveillance systems since 1992. Hegarty served as president of the Institute of Navigation (ION) in 2008. He is Fellow of the ION and IEEE and co-author of the textbook Understanding GPS: Principles and Applications, 3rd Ed.  Hegarty is the Chair of RTCA’s Program Management Committee and the Co-Chair of RTCA’s Special Committee 159 (GPS).