gyrocompass

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a compass that does not depend on magnetism but uses a gyroscope instead

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KVH recently introduced GyroTrac as the successor to the company's Azimuth Digital Gyro Compass, which the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) named the Best Gyro Compass of 1998.
Raytheon Anschutz continued to win new orders in the high seas market for the Standard 20 Gyro Compass.
Announcement of competition: Gyro Compass to Nornen class and KV Harstad
The TracVision G4-HP (18") and G6-HP (24") antennas combine antenna-mounted rate gyros, CONSCAN signal strength tracking, and the award-winning KVH GyroTrac(TM) Digital Gyro Compass to provide the fastest satellite acquisition available.
Also, it will integrate with the ship s combat management system and Gyro compass.