Inertial Navigation Performance of an IFOG Over Dynamic Environments
Published in: Proceedings of the Sixteenth Biennial Guidance Test Symposium, Prepared by Central Inertial Guidance Test Facility, Guidance Test Division, 46th Test Group, Oct. 5, 6, & 7, 1993, Holloman AFB, New Mexico, p. 65-76
Posted on RAND.org on October 01, 1993
Inertial navigation performance of an interferometric fiber optic gyro has been demonstrated over extended environments. Bias uncertainty, angle random walk, scale factor and input axis alignment errors consistent with inertial navigation requirements have been achieved under static and dynamic conditions. The IFOG technology is shown to be visible for many inertial grade applications where high performance, low cost and high reliability are critical factors.
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