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James Brokenshire Minister for Security, Prof. Charles Curry Managing Director, Chronos Technology and Chief Inspector David Wharton

FIVE, Farnborough, 12 March 2013, Chronos Technology, a global expert in timing and synchronisation for telecoms, transport, broadcast, energy and financial systems; and a world leader in GPS jamming and interference detection and location, hosted James Brokenshire, Minister for Security on stand C19 at Security & Policing 2013.

The Minister, who officially opened the Home Office Security Exhibition, visited Chronos for a demonstration of the SENTINEL research project.  SENTINEL is investigating the detection, quantification and location of jamming and interference to GPS/GNSS signals at point of use by deploying interference, detection and mitigation (IDM) probes in the vicinity of critical infrastructure.  Prof. Charles Curry, Founder and Managing Director of Chronos, gave the Minister an overview of the project and demonstrated live instances of GPS jamming, informing the Minister of an instance where a GPS jamming device was successfully recovered by the police during the SENTINEL  project.

The SENTINEL project which is led by Chronos and includes the Association of Chief Police Officers Intelligent Transportation Systems (ACPO-ITS), is part funded by the Technology Strategy Board.