An S-3B aircraft modified with commercial-off-the-shelf equipment has shown the ability to help U.S. Navy battle group commanders see over the horizon. The ``Outlaw Viking'' modification gives the aircraft a satellite data link to transmit the location and identity of ships to the carrier in real-time, with Global Positioning System accuracy. With that information, the battle group commander can keep up-to-date tracks on all ships, maneuvering around civil traffic that could ...

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