Accelerometer Amp Circuit Module

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C0898
Category: Gyro
Object Type: Module/Sub-Assembly/Component
Object Name: Accelerometer Amp Circuit Module
Part No: DL 7602-00012
Serial No: 5007
Manufacturer: Elliott Bros
Division: Inertial Navigation [IND]
Platform(s): Jaguar 
Year of Manufacture: circa 1968
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Location: Archive Object Store

Accelerometer Amp
Ref No 6JA/6191056
Ser. No. 5007
DL 7602-00012
Issue 9
[Mod State] 0


This is an Accelerometer Amp Circuit Module from the E3R-D1 Inertial Platform forming part of the Jaguar NAVWASS. The Circuit Board has a reference number 75DSK6370.

In an attempt to make use of the experience gained in the 1960’s designing the inertial navigator for the ‘Blue Steel' air-to-surface missile the Company embarked on the development of a general-purpose instru­ment for aircraft navigation, and an experimental stable platform, E5 was built. This project was not completed, as it was realised that the platform was likely to be too bulky for many applications, and improvements in technique appeared to offer scope for a reduction in size. This was realised in the E3 stable platform, using a novel gimbal system which permitted a very compact construction. This design entered production for the Hawker Siddeley Aviation HS801 'Nimrod' maritime strike and reconnaissance aircraft. However  a further development of the E-3 platform, the E-3R which permitted a wider range of manoeuvre, was specified for the BAC/Breguet  'Jaguar' fighter, and entered service in 1970 rapidly becoming an industry standard.

The Jaguar Navigation and Weapon Aiming Sub-System NAVWASS  comprised the MCS920M central digital computer, E3R inertial platform, projected map display and horizontal situation indicator together with the necessary power supply, electronic, interface and control units.








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