EMCORE Awarded Continuing Development Contract for Navigation-Grade Inertial Measurement Units for Advance Tactical Pods
For this contract, EMCORE expects to deliver initial production units that will be used for proof of manufacturing and system level qualification beginning in 2022. This contract follows the
ATP is an electro-optical targeting system housed in a single, lightweight pod designed for precision targeting, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions. This custom IMU will be based on EMCORE’s proprietary closed-loop Fiber Optic Gyro (FOG) and quartz accelerometer technology that delivers proven CSWaP (Cost, Size, Weight, and Power) and performance advantages over other FOGs and competing technologies. The unique IMU configuration is designed to deliver navigation-grade performance in ATPs in GPS denied environments.
“We are extremely pleased to be selected by an important customer for this strategically significant program to develop a unique, high-performance IMU for this demanding application,” said
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