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Case Study: Autonomous Navigation for Battlefield UGVs

By Mike Ball / 28 Jan 2021
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KVH inertial navigation for UGVs case studyKVH has released a case study outlining how its GEO-FOG 3D Dual Inertial Navigation System (INS) has been used to enable autonomous navigation capabilities for QinetiQ’s Titan UGV (unmanned ground vehicle). Titan is a multi-mission, reconfigurable platform that provides support for dismounted infantry operations, undertaking tasks such as sentry patrol and carrying heavy equipment and supplies.

Download the full case study from KVH’s website

The case study covers:

  • The challenge of determining accurate, repeatable position, heading, and attitude for a UGV
  • The stringent specifications required by QinetiQ, including sub-1 degree heading and pitch and roll accuracy
  • How KVH’s GEO-FOG 3D Dual INS solved Titan’s navigation challenges

The ability to determine position, heading, and attitude accurately and repeatedly in all environments is crucial for autonomous platforms and can be a life-saving capability for warfighting applications. To find out more, download the full case study from KVH’s website.

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Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion 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. Connect & Contact