Accession Number : AD0164982

Title :   Gyro Axis Perturbation Technique for Calibrating Inertial Navigation Systems.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Cantwell,Joseph R. ; Fagin,Samuel L. ; Strell,Hyman

Report Date : 05 JUN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent relates to a method for determining the misalignment of a gyro input axis which is nominally orthogonal to a reference axis and especially to methods and means for measuring the misalignment of the sensitive axis of inertial platform gyroscopes by the use of platform gimbal perturbation.

Descriptors :   *Gyroscopes, *Patents, Inertial navigation, Stabilized platforms, Calibration, Misalignment, Measurement, Perturbations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE