Northrop Grumman to provide inertial navigation systems for Cessna's Citation Sovereign business jets
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected by
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Northrop Grumman LITEF is supplying the fiber-optic, gyro-compassing LCR-100 Attitude and Heading Reference System as a standard feature on select Cessna business aircraft. Additionally,
The LCR-100N offers extended coasting performance that enables the aircraft navigation system to maintain its accuracy and continue to provide navigation information in the event of GPS signal loss.
"The selection of Northrop Grumman LITEF to provide navigation systems for select Cessna Citation business jets will contribute to long-term cost savings for Citation operators," said Eckehardt Keip, managing director for Northrop Grumman LITEF. "Early flight tests have indicated a smooth integration of our systems with the avionics suite and demonstrated the high-performance capabilities of our products.
Northrop Grumman LITEF, based in Freiburg,
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