TACNAV

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TACNAVTactical Navigation
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KVH Industries Inc (Nasdaq:KVHI) has received a USD2.0m order for its TACNAV II tactical navigation system for use by an international customer.
KVH said that its TACNAV II tactical navigation system is an important tool for navigation and coordination of vehicles operating in critical military situations.
TACNAV provides precision heading, pointing and navigation data.
KVH said that its TACNAV military vehicle navigation systems provide unjammable, precision navigation, heading, and pointing data for vehicle drivers, crews and commanders.
The TACNAV system complements GPS position data with a magnetic heading input, and integrates this information with inputs from the vehicle's odometer, turret azimuth encoder, and laser range-finder.
I pointed out that we hadn't had a good position for the tacnav system in well over an hour, and that Doppler was sure to drift.
"KVH's TACNAV tactical navigation system is an important tool for navigation and coordination of vehicles operating in critical military situations," explains Dan Conway, KVH's vice president of business development.
KVH has received a $ 3.2 million contract order to supply its Tacnav tactical navigation system to General Motors Defense for use aboard the Australian Army's Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV) fleet.
Experience in Kosovo led the British Army to modify around 40 Scimitar tracked reconnaissance vehicles with a Tactical Navigation and Target Location System in which the laser rangefinder, which forms part of the vehicle's existing Avimo Spire (Sight Periscope Infra-Red Equipment) gunner's thermal sight, is linked with a KVH Industries TacNav fluxgate compass-based position and navigation system, a north-pointing sensor and a Rockwell PLGR GPS receiver.