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Title: Triply redundant integrated navigation and asset visibility system

Abstract

Methods and apparatus are described for a navigation system. A method includes providing a global positioning system fix having a plurality of tracking parameters; providing a theater positioning system fix; monitoring the plurality of tracking parameters for predetermined conditions; and, when the predetermined conditions are met, sending a notifying signal and switching to the theater positioning system fix as a primary fix. An apparatus includes a system controller; a global positioning system receiver coupled to the system controller; a radio frequency locating receiver coupled to the system controller; and an operator interface coupled to the system controller.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1082737
Patent Number(s):
8355866
Application Number:
13/272,973
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01C - MEASURING DISTANCES, LEVELS OR BEARINGS
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01S - RADIO DIRECTION-FINDING
DOE Contract Number:  
ACO5-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION

Citation Formats

Smith, Stephen F., and Moore, James A. Triply redundant integrated navigation and asset visibility system. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Smith, Stephen F., & Moore, James A. Triply redundant integrated navigation and asset visibility system. United States.
Smith, Stephen F., and Moore, James A. Tue . "Triply redundant integrated navigation and asset visibility system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1082737.
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