Northrop Demos Micro GPS Navigation Alternative for DARPA

northrop-Grumman_BLUENorthrop Grumman has developed and demonstrated a prototype of a technology the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to help navigate personal and unmanned vehicles in locations where GPS services are not available or limited.

The micro-Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Gyro device is intended to offer users comparable performance to a navigation-grade fiber-optic gyro tool Northrop Grumman announced Tuesday.

DARPA and Northrop launched the eight-year Navigation-Grade Integrated Micro Gyroscopes project in October 2005 to develop technology for self-contained, chip-scale inertial navigation and precision guidance.

Micro-NMRG technology contains no moving parts, works to uses the spin of atomic nuclei to detect and measure rotation and is designed to not be sensitive to vibration and acceleration.

Share this story...Tweet about this on Twitter1Share on LinkedIn0Share on Facebook0Share on Google+0Email this to someone
Filed in: News, Products & Service Tags: , , , , , ,

You might like:

Ian Irving: Northrop Expands Long-Term APAC Investment With New Zealand Operations Ian Irving: Northrop Expands Long-Term APAC Investment With New Zealand Operations
DARPA Starts Air Warfare Systems Integration Project; John Shaw Comments DARPA Starts Air Warfare Systems Integration Project; John Shaw Comments
Omar Balkissoon on OG Systems’ Urban Robotics Buy and Geospatial Market Evolution Omar Balkissoon on OG Systems’ Urban Robotics Buy and Geospatial Market Evolution
Linda Boles on Vion’s Federal Healthcare Partnerships and Roles of Big Data, Cloud Linda Boles on Vion’s Federal Healthcare Partnerships and Roles of Big Data, Cloud
© 2015 ExecutiveBiz. All rights reserved.