What’s Inventive Atomic Sensor System? DoD’s GPS Alternative.



dod, atomic sensor system, gps alternative
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) plans to develop an inventive atomic sensor system as a Global Positioning System (GPS) alternative. The technology from the Chip-Scale Combinatorial Atomic Navigator (C-SCAN) project of the Defense Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is to be used in missiles and other military platforms in situations when GPS is not available. As for now, military technologies rely on multiple tools as gyroscope, accelerometer and oscillator for measuring respectively orientation, positioning and timing. The smaller and less expensive inventive inertial measurement unit (IMU) to replace all those tools is also more advanced in performance, as the C-SCAN project technology easily addresses challenges associated with the startup time, dynamic range, long-term drift, navigation, position, targeting and much more.
Via: gizmowatch.com


More Posts:

Renault DeZir (VIDEO)
Unique Way Of Handwashing
Horologicode LCD Watch By Samuel Jerichow
Deep Space Industries - Mining The Universe For The Future (VIDEO)
Automating the High Tech Sector (VIDEO)
Swimming Goggles Monitor Your Health And Performance
Paralysed Teen In Exoskeleton To Kick Off World Cup
The NAVIA Driverless Shuttle
Engineers Build World’s Smallest and Fastest Nanomotor, Fitting Inside Living Cell
Ford Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection Technology