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TERPROMTerrain Profile Matching
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PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been selected by Cassidian (an EADS company) to provide the TERPROM terrain referenced navigation (TRN) system for the Airbus Military A400M versatile airlifter.
Goodrich will continue development activities to adapt, fully integrate and qualify the TERPROM system on the A400M beginning in the third quarter 2011.
Daniela Dudek, A400M military - mission management system programme head, Cassidian Electronics said, "Goodrich's TERPROM system will provide the A400M with a battle-proven TRN capability that has been specifically designed for tactical transport operations.
Its TERPROM terrain avoidance software system enhances safety by providing position and situational awareness to military pilots during intense and stressful flight operations.
In addition, Goodrich will showcase its ballistic-tolerant lightweight helicopter main drive shafts, internal and external mount rescue hoists, electronic engine controls, SmartProbe air data systems, fully integrated ice detection and protection systems, fuel nozzles, and TERPROM ground proximity warning systems.
In addition, Goodrich will be demonstrating mission critical guidance, navigation and stabilization products; including updated TERPROM Terrain software, designed to increase flight safety and tactical awareness for both fixed wing and helicopter platforms, along with MEMS based inertial sensors and advanced ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) data collection and dissemination systems.
In addition to design, development and production of MEMS devices and the TERPROM software system, the AIS Plymouth, UK operation provides spares, repairs and obsolescence management for legacy equipment.
1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SINGAPORE AIRSHOW -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has initiated the upgrade of the TERPROM Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.
The upgraded TERPROM will use its terrain database and proprietary ranging functionality to provide the Typhoon's attack computer with accurate position, height and range data for ground targets selected by the pilot.
Over 5,000 commercial, military and rotary wing aircraft worldwide are fitted with TERPROM, a portable software system that can be hosted in third-party hardware or provided as a complete line replaceable unit.