Euronaval Sagem introduced BlueNaute, a new-generation shipborne inertial
company Sagem (Safran group), the European leader in navigation technologies
and systems, introduced its new BlueNaute™ attitude and heading
reference system for shipborne applications at Euronaval 2012.
compass on display during Euronaval 2012
is based on a hemispherical resonator gyro (HRG) technology that is
patented by Sagem. It is at the heart of a system that is fully suited
to commercial shipping needs, and in compliance with the requirements
of the International Maritime Organization and the SOLAS (Safety of
Life at Sea) treaty.
resonator gyro, at the heart of the BlueNaute compass technology
MTBF (mean time between failure) exceeding 100,000 hours, and extended
lifetime, BlueNaute™ signals a major improvement in maintainability
and total cost of ownership compared with the previous generation of
maritime navigation equipment.
Sagem draws on 60 years of global experience in civil and military navigation
systems to expand its product offering with this innovative HRG-based
technology, which complements the laser gyro technology used in its
Sigma 40 family of navigation systems.