Guidance Systems

Guidance Systems

Unmanned Convoy System Currently Undergoing Military Trials Receives U.S. Patent

PETERSBORO, Utah - The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) awarded patent rights to Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) for the Guideline(TM) Robotic Leader-Follower System (No. 8, 116, 921 B2). The Guideline Unmanned Convoy System provides a variety of immediate and significant benefits to military and industrial operators: - Reduce driving personnel by 2X or more - Keep more military...

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Goodrich to Supply Inertial Measurement Sensor for Thales Lightweight Multirole Missile

-Guidance technology demonstrates accurate, reliable performance in test flights CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has received a production order for its SiIMU02® inertial measurement units (IMU) from Thales in Belfast. The IMUs will be used as the standard inertial sensor on Thales' new Lightweight Multi-role Missile (LMM). The order covers more than 1,000 units with...

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Goodrich Showcases Latest Miniature Inertial Sensors and Composite Structures at Eurosatory 2012

- Innovative products for the defense market increase performance and reduce weight CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) is bringing the latest developments from its sensors and actuation businesses to Eurosatory in Paris, France on June 11-15, 2012. The company is exhibiting in Hall 5, stand D656 at the leading tradeshow for the defense industry in Europe. The company's latest...

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Forklift Laser Guidance Systems Raise the Bar
Lasers

Forklift Laser Guidance Systems Raise the Bar

Lasers Meet the Needs of a Demanding and Ever-Changing Industry US Lasers is proud to introduce a series of revolutionary expansions on its already popular forklift laser guidance system. The unit is generally mounted on the lift's carriage, providing operators with constant visual reference to exact fork-tip location when placing or retrieving product from storage space. The primary purposes of...

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Lasers

Laser Guidance System optimizes welding in pipe mills.

Designed to optimize speed and accuracy of submerged arc welding in longitudinal pipe mills, VistaWeld integrates Smart Laser Sensor head within VistaWeld architecture based on Ethernet backbone and Ethernet IO board. TruRoot tracking finds actual root of joint for OD SAW, even though root may be covered by tack weld. Standard tracking feature uses look-ahead distance, welding speed, and other...

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Military Target Systems

ATK Awarded $4.5 Million Contract for U.S. Air Force High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Control Section Modification Program

ATK to Begin Limited Production Phase to Modify High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (AGM-88C) Control Sections Work on this program will be performed at ATK facilities in Woodland Hills, CA and Rocket Center, West VA MINNEAPOLIS -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that it has been awarded a $4.5-million contract from the U.S. Air Force for the limited production phase of the High-Speed Anti-Radiation...

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BIGLIA Group Relies on Linear Guides and Spindle Bearings from Schaeffler
Ball Bearings

BIGLIA Group Relies on Linear Guides and Spindle Bearings from Schaeffler

The Schaeffler Group has expanded its close working partnership with Italian machine tool manufacturer The BIGLIA Group. In addition to supplying ball and roller monorail guidance systems for BIGLIA's range of lathes and multi-spindle machine tools, Schaeffler will also supply its super precision FAG spindle and cylindrical roller bearings. This technical and commercial collaboration with...

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Navigation Equipment

Honeywell's Inertial Navigation System Selected as Standard Equipment on Airbus

System Offers Operators Low Cost of Ownership and High Reliability PHOENIX, April 30 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today that its Air Data Inertial Reference System (ADIRS), which provides navigational data, has been selected as the standard inertial reference system for the Airbus A320, A330/A340 and A380 family of aircraft. The ADIRS provides critical flight control and navigation...

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Signal Receivers

Hemisphere GPS and Summit Liability Solutions Sign Agreement to Provide Customized Outback S3 Systems

Calgary, AB - (TSX: HEM) Today, Hemisphere GPS announced a multi year agreement to supply S3-S Navigator(TM) - a customized Outback S3 precision guidance system for Summit Liability Solutions (Summit). S3-S Navigator uses Hemisphere GPS' Crescent(TM) GPS receiver technology in combination with Hemisphere GPS eDriveTC(TM) for tilt control to precisely apply drilling fluids to a disposal area and...

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Measuring Equipment

Attitude Heading Reference System features miniature design.

Available in versions weighing 11.5 g with user-adjustable output rates up to 1 kHz, Model 3DM-GX3-25 will enable development of next generation wearable tracking devices, unmanned vehicles, and robots. Miniature inertial system combines triaxial accelerometers, gyroscopes, and magnetometers with 3 embedded temperature sensors and on-board microprocessor running sensor fusion algorithm to provide...

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