Cobham

 

 

Positioner/Gimbal/Pedestal (Multi-Axis Rotary Pointing) Structures. Mil Spec Positioners for stabilized applications on Air/Ship/Mobile platforms in different sizes for EW/DE/SAR/SATCOM/ISR RF/EO applications.

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Cobham offers Mil Spec Positioners for stabilized applications on Air/Ship/Mobile platforms in different sizes for EW/DE/SAR/SATCOM/ISR RF/EO applications. 

Positioners have modular direct drive motor/encoder/structure designs for easy tailoring to unique customer applications.  Servo controls are high bandwidth PWM amplifier controls with 1 KHz servo loops and multiple digital interfaces and available in multiple packaging configurations. 

Typical applications are:

  • UAV electronic surveillance/radar
  • Shipboard SATCOM
  • Airborne EW/DF
  • Directed Energy RF/Laser weapons
  • EO tracking/surveillance/instrumentation
  • Satellite laser ranging
  • Shipboard EW/ELINT, FAA search radar and weapons launcher. 

Features include:

  • Mil Spec Designs
  • Unique bearing structures for ultra-stiff structures
  • Low Jitter Line of Sight Pointing
  • Wide Bandwidth Servo Performance
  • Modular construction for easy tailoring for customer payload and application
  • Standard Digital Interface for easy system integration and tuning         
  • Ports for INU/AHARS/IMU interface and stabilization
  • Anti-drift algorithms for stable light of sight pointing
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