IAI to present a New Airborne Navigation Systems: TNF

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will present a new airborne navigation system called TNF- Tamam Navigation FOG (Fiber Optic Gyro( at the 8th International Exhibition on Aerospace, defense and Civil Aviation Aero India 2011, opens in Bangalore from February 9th to February 13th. TNF is an advanced lightweight, airborne navigation and Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) for use in Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV), target drones, small aircraft and helicopters. It is also used for accurate targeting applications (INS-on-Gimbal) in stabilized electro-optical/infra-red (EO/IR) systems. TNF is in serial production and quantities worth several million of dollars were already delivered to local and international customers. TNF utilizes Tamam's FOG (Fiber Optic Gyro) based Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and a GPS receiver to provide precise integrated navigation solutions. TNF is a cost effective solution for various navigation and control applications for military and commercial purposes. Mr. Shaul Shahar, General Manger of IAI's TAMAM Division said: "The TNF is part of TAMAM's advanced line of successful airborne navigation systems, and we are proud that it was chosen for leading UAV programs in Israel and overseas". The TNF's offers impressive specification which includes Heading accuracy of 0.5 degree, roll and pitch accuracies of 0.2 degree and horizontal and altitude position accuracy of less than 1 Meter (3.3 feet) (in DGPS mode).

Source: Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
Date: Feb 10, 2011