Airbus Helicopters has selected Safran Electronics & Defense to supply SkyNaute navigation systems to equip future H160M helicopters, developed as part of the HIL joint light helicopter program.
SkyNaute is an ultra-compact hybrid inertial navigation system based on a disruptive Safran-patented technology: the HRG Crystal. This hemispherical resonator gyroscope offers a virtually unlimited service life, robust design for the most severe environments and ultra-high reliability. Thanks to this new architecture, SkyNaute exhibits significantly reduced size and weight characteristics.
With its combination of high integrity and precision, the SkyNaute navigation system guarantees a high level of performance, even when GNSS signals are absent or jammed. It will enable H160M crews to perform their missions in the most challenging theaters of operations.
Safran Electronics & Defense is a long-standing leader in inertial navigation, with over 70 years of expertise in all underlying technologies. HRG technology has proven its capabilities for demanding civil and military applications in all environments: land, air, sea and space.
|Contact details from our directory:|
|Safran Electronics & Defense (Components)||Fibre Optic Gyroscopes, Rate Gyroscopes, Gyroscopes, Gyro-Stabilized Platforms, Autopilots, Sensors/Transducers, Digital Actuators, Helmet-Mounted Displays (HMD), FLIR Systems, Electro-Optical Systems & Equipment, Attitude Indicators, Moving Maps, Electronic Flight Instrument Systems, GPS, Heading Indicators, Automatic Flight Control Systems, Inertial Components & Systems, Flight Recorders, Airborne Reconnaissance Infrared, Thermal Imaging Equipment, Night Vision Equipment, Laser Gyroscopes, Accelerometers, Radar/Radio Altimeters, Onboard Computers, Cockpit Control Systems, Windshield Wipers, Electronic Control Equipment, LCD Displays, Health & Usage Monitoring, Engine Health Monitoring, Full Authority Digital Controls, Yokes|
|Related aircraft programs:|
|Airbus Helicopters H160|
|Related directory sectors:|
|Navigation Aids (Airborne)|
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