inertial guidance


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inertial guidance

[i′nər·shəl ′gīd·əns]
(navigation)
Guidance by means of accelerations measured and integrated within the craft.
Guidance by the use of an inertial navigation system.

inertial guidance

Guidance by means of data gathered by the measurement and integration of acceleration from within the aircraft.
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Many civilian aircraft and helicopters now use MEMS technology in their primary inertial guidance systems, said Sean Neylon, CEO of Colibrys SA of Neuchatel, Switzerland, which supplies MEMS for the aerospace industry.
The shipborne version, designated the Hermes-K, can be fired from fast patrol boat-sized platforms and uses both the inertial guidance system (for 15 to 18 km missions and, like the land version, a radio command system comprising a radar and a transmitter to deliver commands to the missile for 40 km missions.
The digital map database provides route information, and a sensor-based inertial guidance unit supports the GPS receivers.
The land target attack BGM-109C/D Tomahawk utilizes terrain comparison-aided inertial guidance with digital scene-matching terminal guidance.
Among his other experiences, he was a Staff Scientist at the MIT Draper Lab, where he designed inertial guidance systems for spacecraft and missiles.
com), the leading manufacturer of MEMS-based sensor systems for both the inertial guidance and wireless mesh networking markets, is playing a key role in two of the world's most ambitious manned flight applications.
L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its Space and Navigation division's RIFCA (Redundant Inertial Flight Controller Assembly) inertial guidance system utilized by Boeing on the Delta Rocket has achieved it's 50th consecutive launch with 100% mission success on all 50 launches to date.
L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced today that its Space and Navigation division has supplied its RIFCA (Redundant Inertial Flight Controller Assembly) inertial guidance system for its 48th consecutive Boeing Delta rocket launch.
Litton Systems Canada is one of the world's largest manufacturers of inertial guidance systems.
His engineering project, "Sensitivity Nulling of Inertial Guidance Systems," allows accurate and precise rocket flight path projections.
TechSight(R) is part of General Dynamics Defense Systems, whose primary role is to support and modernize fire control and inertial guidance systems aboard U.
As Program Manager at Singer, he led the development and production of Class-S inertial guidance and electronics packages for spacecraft and satellites.

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