Gladiator Technologies Reaches ‘LandMark’ IMU Delivery Milestone for CAMCOPTER UAS

Published: 11 Feb 2016


Gladiator Technologies has achieved the manufacturing and delivery milestone of more than 225 LandMark™ IMU’s produced in support of the Schiebel CAMCOPTER®. The LandMark™ IMU is utilized in the backup flight control system of the premier VTOL UAV.

Highly versatile and reliable, Schiebel’s Unmanned Air Vehicle – the CAMCOPTER® S-100 – provides a unique balance of advanced capabilities, operational flexibility and outstanding performance.

LandMark™ IMU

Gladiator Technologies’ LandMark™ IMU

With its capability for autonomous flight and a fully redundant flight control system, the award winning CAMCOPTER® S-100 can fly a programmed mission without operator intervention. It is a Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) system, eliminating the need for runways or launch and recovery systems. Whether for use at sea or on land, it has been engineered to aviation standards ensuring reliability on all mission types.

CEO Mark Chamberlain, commented, “Working with the great team at Schiebel for the past several years has been a real pleasure for us. It is an honor to be a supplier to Schiebel and their world-class UAV platform and we look forward to continuing to improve our products as Schiebel extends the performance and integrates new capabilities into the CAMCOPTER®.”

Gladiator Technologies designs and manufactures a broad product portfolio of high performance MEMS inertial sensors and systems. The LandMark™ product family features various IMU’s ranging from the very low cost and small 1” cube LandMark™ 01 IMU, the mid-performance LandMark™ 20 & 30 IMU’s and the high performance and very low noise LandMark™ 40 & 50 IMU’s. Rugged durability is a hallmark of all LandMark™ IMU’s, which offer proven performance demonstrated in numerous of applications.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passions for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years.

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