inertial navigation

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Noun1.inertial navigation - a method of controlling the flight of a missile by devices that respond to inertial forces
steering, guidance, direction - the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
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The VN-300 surface mount chip is an achievement that combines the best of our expertise in inertial navigation algorithms and our innovative approach to miniaturizing embedded navigation sensors.
Delivered by members of Sonardyne's Survey Support Group (SSG), the workshop stream focussed on Sonardyne's acoustically-aided inertial navigation technology and, in particular LBL-aided INS, which generated high levels of interest with attendees gaining valuable insight into the operational considerations that need to be planned for and the types of projects that it will benefit.
Athens) update and revise the 2007 second edition of their textbook for a senior undergraduate or first-year graduate course introducing global navigation satellite systems, inertial navigation systems, and the Kalman filtering models and methods used to integrate them.
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has achieved a significant milestone by delivering its 8,000th LN-100 inertial navigation system (INS), which provides primary and backup navigation information for a variety of airborne and shipboard platforms.
The mechanism of error accumulation in the inertial navigation system is the following.
The inertial navigation is the navigation based on uninterrupted evaluating of the position of a navigated object with utilizing the sensors which are sensitive to motion, i.
Prithvi- II missile is single stage liquid propelled and is equipped with inertial navigation system.
Once in the air, the weapon uses its inertial navigation and Global Positioning System to find its target.
The upgrade package includes: new radar; jam-resistant radios; a combined interrogator-transponder; stores management systems; mission computers; and embedded global positioning and inertial navigation systems.
Applanix develops systems that integrate Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies.
The AMI program upgrades the B-52H Offensive Avionics System, replacing the inertial navigation system, the avionics control unit, the data transfer system and all associated hardware and software.
is being awarded a $15,762,982 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of CN-1649/ASN-139 Inertial Navigation Units and MT-6436/ASN-139 Inertial Mounts for the U.

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