CAST-Inertial specifications and features.

Inertial Platform Types


Locally-Level Gimballed

Space Stabilized

Maximum Inertial Rates

Angular Rate: 15π rad/s

Angular Acceleration: 2900π rad/s²

Velocity: ±120,000 m/s

Acceleration: (±192,600 m/s2)

Jerk: 510 g/sec (±890,400 m/s3)

Maximum Dynamics

Velocity: > 60,000 m/s

Acceleration: ± 150,000 m/s2

Jerk:  ± 150,000 m/s3

IMU Interface Types

LN-100G, LN-200, LN-251, LN-260, LN-270

H-764G, HG-1700, HG-1900, NAV-100



Customized SDLC Communications

Customized RS-422 Communications

System Features

Provides strapdown IMU measurement data synchronized with GNSS RF data to the navigation system under test

Contains a mature avionic sensor simulation Barometric Altimeter model

Includes high rate inertial measurements with very high degree of fidelity to support testing of high performance coupled systems

Simulates sensors to provide the necessary fully coordinated, dynamic vertical channel aiding needed to maintain Kalman filter stability of the navigation system

Includes years of development and refinement of the precise GNSS/INS synchronization capability needed for simulation of platform dynamics

Provides a dynamic, precisely coordinated simulation of numerous navigation signals to a tightly coupled or ultra-tightly coupled GNSS/INS navigation system

Includes a complete 6-DOF motion generation capability

Provides IMU measurement data precisely synchronized with GNSS RF signals to the navigation system under test