Low Cost, Low Drift, High Accuracy, Miniature Inertial Navigation System (INS)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$999,993.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N68335-13-C-0147
Solitcitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Number:
2011.1
Branch:
Navy
Award Year:
2013
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
N111-007-0429
Solicitation Topic Code:
N111-007
Small Business Information
Tanenhaus and Associates, Inc.
53 Old Solomons Island Rd Suite H, Annapolis, MD, 21401
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
363020202
Principal Investigator
 Martin Tanenhaus
 CTO
 (410) 703-9939
 martint@tanenhausassociates.com
Business Contact
 Martin Tanenhaus
Title: CTO
Phone: (410) 703-9939
Email: martint@tanenhausassociates.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The challenge to develop new innovative devices and methods to create a miniature, low cost, low drift, high accuracy inertial navigation system (INS). This challenge is met using arrays of COTS MEMS inertial devices to fabricate a small light weight rugged IMU/INS with GPS and a embedded dual processor architecture capable of multiple I/O connections. Bench top testing will demonstrate an ultra low drift IMU/INS GPS-independence, especially when in GPS-denied situations. An advanced heading system with a suite of advanced algorithms will be tested externally and compared with candidate Kalman Filter solutions before being integrated with the IMU/INS to demonstrate accurate azimuth and optimum position determination.

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