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2013-09-05 08:22:22

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems will showcase a range of established, market-leading products alongside key new developments for the defense market at DSEI, stand (N6-370), Sept. 10-13. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). On display will be: -- Advanced composite components including transmission shafts, pressure vessels, magnet retention sleeves and fuel pipes created using precise fiber...

2013-08-07 12:29:07

ARW Noise of 0.001°/sec/SQRTHz and In-Run Bias of 1°/hour Available SNOQUALMIE, Washington, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gladiator Technologies announced today release of their newest and highest performance IMU, the LandMark(TM) 50 Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). This new IMU builds upon the successful heritage of the company's low noise LandMark(TM) IMU product families, including the LandMark(TM) 10, 20, 21, 22, 30 and 40. The IMU is form, fit and function interchangeable...

2013-07-20 23:00:57

Transparency Market Research add new "Inertial Sensors Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012-2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/inertial-sensors-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 The global inertial sensors market is witnessing growth due to the availability of small size, robust and cost effective sensors. However, accuracy issues in...

System Developed That Will Improve Precision Of GPS In Cities By 90 Percent
2013-02-12 10:52:44

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed a new system which improves the ability of a GPS to determine a vehicle´s position as compared to that of conventional GPS devices by up to 90 percent, and which can be installed in any vehicle at a very low cost. The system, which is based on sensorial fusion, was jointly designed and developed by the Applied Artificial Intelligence Group (GIAA — Grupo de Inteligencia...

2012-09-10 22:20:09

BERLIN, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract to supply the hybrid global positioning system (GPS) and inertial reference system for the Embraer Defense and Security KC-390 medium-lift military transport aircraft. Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/. Under the contract, the company's German navigation systems subsidiary, Northrop Grumman LITEF, will provide the...

2012-06-10 18:20:11

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 deliveries starting in late 2013. Units will be produced by Goodrich's Sensors and Integrated Systems team in Plymouth, UK and the production order follows...

2012-01-05 14:34:26

Optimized operations are essential to globally competitive companies. Until now, inspectors have timed procedures, usually manually, in order to organize manual assembly operations efficiently — a method prone to error. A new system records times automatically and cuts costs for companies. Handling tools, assembling, inserting, joining and bolting parts, painting components, operating equipment — innumerable procedures must be executed before a product can be packaged and...

2011-09-12 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has received its first production order for the SiIMU02® inertial measurement unit (IMU) from Turkey's Roketsan Missiles Industries Inc. The IMU is used to facilitate precision guidance of Roketsan's new CIRIT 70 mm (2.75 in.) laser guided missile for attack helicopters. The IMUs will be produced at Goodrich's facility in Plymouth, UK. CIRIT is one of the first missiles in its class to...

2011-09-08 07:00:00

. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) will showcase a range of advanced military technologies at the Defence and Security Equipment International show (DSEi), which takes place from September 13-16, 2011 at the ExCel Center in London. Highlights at the company's stand (N9-360) will include: Inertial sensors ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) data collection, exploitation and dissemination systems Stabilised micro-gimbals...

2011-05-23 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) Sensors and Integrated Systems business in Plymouth, UK has received a follow-on order from Saab Bofors Dynamics AB for additional inertial measurement units (IMUs) for its Next-generation Light Anti-tank Weapon (NLAW) system. The contract covers additional NLAW units intended for export; deliveries are expected to be complete in 2012. The IMUs are Goodrich model SiIMU01®, a rugged MEMS-based...