Honeywell to provide GPS/INS navigation avionics for Army and Navy helicopters, aircraft carrier landing systems

CLEARWATER, Fla., 14 May 2010. Navigation and guidance systems experts at the Honeywell Inc. Defense & Space Electronic Systems segment in Clearwater, Fla., are providing aircraft navigation systems that combine GPS satellite navigation with inertial navigation technology for U.S. Army and Navy helicopters.

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CLEARWATER, Fla., 14 May 2010.Navigation and guidance systems experts at the Honeywell Inc. Defense & Space Electronic Systems segment in Clearwater, Fla., are providing aircraft navigation systems that combine GPS satellite navigation with inertial navigation technology for U.S. Army and Navy helicopters.

Honeywell won a $6.6 million contract Thursday to supply 81 embedded GPS/inertial navigation systems for the Army OH-58D Kiowa Warrior attack helicopter control display system 5 (CDS5) upgrade variants, The Navy/Marine Corps CH-53 Sea Stallion heavy-lift helicopter, and the Navy's AN/SPN-46 precision approach and landing systems aboard aircraft carriers.

Awarding the contract were officials of the 642nd Aeronautical Systems Squadron at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

For more information contact Honeywell online at www.sac.honeywell.com.

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