gyrocompass

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

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Unique System shall extend warranty and non-warranty repair services for the following manufacturer's products: Meridian Gyrocompasses and Meridian Ancillaries, it added.
The safety problems included a lack of basic equipment, such as a collision warning device or a berthing map, which serves as a guide into and out of harbors, and broken gyrocompasses.
The ship's navigation system links radar, gyrocompasses, autopilot, voyage displays, and docking information into one computer network and permits an officer to program the ship to follow a designated route, with the vessel itself checking its position via satellite to stay on course.
There is a growing number of emerging applications for this high level of gyro accuracy, such as pedestrian navigation and gyrocompasses.
By contrast, although dynamically tuned gyroscopes (DTGs) and other mechanical gyro technologies are still used in some retrofit systems for 2-axis stabilization systems or for gyrocompasses their use is declining.
Robert Mehrabian, chairman, president and CEO of Teledyne, says that through CDL and its other marine instrumentation organizations, Teledyne offers area and subsea inertial statistic and motion sensing solutions based on a number of different technologies such as technical, ring laser device and fiber optic gyrocompasses and powerful movement receptors, as well as sound techniques.
has had a long and successful relationship with the Royal Navy, supplying and supporting machinery control systems, navigation radars, gyrocompasses and other navigation equipment.
CDL designs and manufactures a variety of sensors including gyrocompasses, attitude and heading reference systems, and inertial navigation systems.
Navy AN/WSN-7/7A Ring Laser Gyro Navigation (RLGN) Systems, AN/WSN-7B Ring Laser Gyrocompasses (RLGN), Integrated Bridge System (ibs)/voice Management Systems, And Navigation And Search Radar Systems
Northrop Grumman is a leading provider of naval gyrocompasses and inertial navigation systems.
We have enjoyed a strong position in the megayacht marketplace for many years as one of the leading suppliers of gyrocompasses, autopilots and other systems," said Alan Dix, managing director of Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine.
The company is a world leader in the manufacturing of naval gyrocompasses and inertial navigation systems.