XPONENTIAL - VectorNav Technologies Introduces Tactical Series Line of Inertial Navigation Systems

New Tactical Series combines VectorNav's industry-leading navigation algorithms and a proprietary tactical-grade IMU core to provide unprecedented navigation performance in a compact, robust package.

NEW ORLEANS, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VectorNav Technologies, the leading innovator and manufacturer of embedded navigation solutions, today introduced the Tactical Series, a next generation family of high-performance Inertial Navigation Systems (INS). Built on a common tactical grade proprietary MEMS inertial sensing core, the Tactical Series includes the VN-110 Inertial Measurement Unit and Attitude Heading Reference System (IMU/AHRS), the VN-210 GPS-Aided INS (GPS/INS), and the VN-310 Dual Antenna GPS/INS.

The Tactical Series leverages VectorNav's industry leading navigation algorithm expertise and extensive experience in integrating its Industrial Series products into a broad range of airborne, marine, and ground based platforms. As a result, the Tactical Series offers all of the functionality and features that have made the Industrial Series the system of choice for integrators of SWaP-C (size, weight, power and cost) constrained manned and unmanned systems.

Designed and engineered at VectorNav's headquarters in Dallas, TX, the Tactical Series takes advantage of the latest developments in solid state MEMS technology to incorporate a 3-axis gyro with <1˚/hr in-run bias stability, leading to an attitude accuracy of 1 to 2 mrad. In addition to the improved IMU core, the Tactical Series enclosure is designed to DO-160G standards and rated IP68 for deployment in harsh and extreme environments.

"The Tactical Series is the culmination of many years of development effort and collaboration with systems integrators across a broad range of industries," stated VectorNav President, John Brashear. "We have combined our digital filtering expertise and experience in solving the challenging navigation requirements of customers worldwide to develop what is truly a next generation navigation solution."

The Tactical Series addresses navigation needs for a variety of unmanned applications and will be on display at VectorNav's booth (#1043) at XPONENTIAL 2016 in New Orleans, LA from May 3-5, 2016.

About VectorNav Technologies:
VectorNav Technologies is the leading innovator and manufacturer of embedded navigation solutions, using the latest in MEMS inertial sensor and GPS/GNSS technology. Since its founding in 2008, VectorNav has provided systems integrators in the military, aerospace, marine, and robotics industries around the world with SWaP-C optimized, high-performance navigation systems. VectorNav has unique expertise in applying the digital filtering and sensor calibration techniques that have multiple decades of heritage in aerospace applications to the state-of-the-art in MEMS inertial and GPS/GNSS technology.

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