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Precision Navigation for All Environments

Location

Air Force Institute of Technology

RO# Location
13.50.00.B7385 Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 454337542

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Raquet, John F john.raquet@afit.edu 937.255.3636 ext 4580

Description

Over the past few decades, a number of trends within the Department of Defense have created a pressing need for defense-focused precision navigation. Weapons systems have moved from single, stand-alone systems to multiple interdependent vehicles working together for mission success. Along with that, the size of targets continues to get smaller and smaller, which increases the need for better accuracy in targeting. Ultimately, the result is that precision navigation is no longer “nice to have”, but a structural component to achieving the mission. Research opportunities are available in three main areas: autonomous and cooperative systems, non-GPS precision navigation, and robust GPS and GNSS navigation/NAVWAR.

 

Keywords:
Non-GPS navigation; Vision Navigation; Alternative Navigation; Unmanned aerial system; GPS; GNSS;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants
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