Modern Military Navigation Systems
This course (which includes the GPS and its Military Application short course as the first two days) provides an overview of contemporary systems used for military navigation, specifically GPS and Inertial Navigation Systems. The course is designed for those who are involved with GPS and INS system definition, procurement, and capability implementation.
No prior military or technical knowledge is assumed.
Duration: 3 days
Delivery mode: Classroom
In-house: All states and neighbouring countries, contact the Professional Education Course Unit for more information. Recommended for groups of 10 or more.
What you will receive:
- Comprehensive course notes
- UNSW Canberra certificate of completion/attendance*
- Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
- Masters credit: UNSW Canberra allows students who have successfully completed a minimum of 12 days of approved professional education short courses to use those courses as credit in eligible postgraduate programs
Affiliated course: GPS and its Military Application (2 days)
*pending final results
Those who require an understanding of GPS and INS and their military applications;
|Capability development staff||Systems Engineers|
|Business Managers||Hardware Engineers|
|Project Managers||Software Engineers|
|Defence Contract Managers||Anyone who requires an introduction to military navigation systems|
Overview of non-GPS Navigation Systems
Dead Reckoning | Celestial Navigation | Map assisted systems | Personal navigation | Terrain assisted navigation | Barometric sensors | Inertial Navigation
Fundamentals of Inertial Navigation
Accelerometers | Gyroscopes | Strapdown Systems | Spinning Gyroscopes | Laser Ring Gyroscopes | Fiber-Optic Gyroscopes | MEMs
Alignment, Error and Error Estimation
Stationary Align | In-Motion Align | Free-Running | Drift | Schuler Cycles | Phase Capture | Latitude Effects | Navigation Filters
Embedded GPS/INS (EGIs)
GPS as a Data Source | Embedding vs Integrating | Pseudorange | Tight Coupling
System Installation Issues
Shock and Vibration mounts | Alignment | Configuration Tables | Interchangeability
Test and Validation
Dr. Craig Benson is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy. Craig Benson holds a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales (Australia), a Master degree in science from Cranfield University (UK), and a second Master degree in Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales (Australia). He is a former RAAF engineering office and consultant. His research experience and interests are in Space Communication, Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks, Underwater Communications, Guided Weapons, Electronic Warfare, Radar Systems and GPS & Navigation Warfare.
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