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Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System (EGI)

Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System (EGI) is a Tri-Service program. The EGI is a small, reliable, light weight unit which contains full Precise Position Service GPS on a single standard electronic module, plus a state-of-the-art Ring Laser Gyro inertial navigation system. EGI provides three navigation solutions: GPS only navigation solution, inertial navigation solution, and a blended GPS/INS navigation solution.

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EGI image Overview:
  • Scope: ACAT III
  • Program Phase: Production and deployment
  • Vendor: Northrop Grumman (Litton) F/A-18+ and EA-6B (Dual)
  • Vendor: Honeywell AH-1W, AH-1Z, UH-1Y, S-3B, C-2A, E-2C, CH-53D/E, CH-46E, LCAC, and SPN-46
  • IOC: Northrop-Grumman - 2nd QTR, FY-00 / Honeywell 2nd QTR FY97
  • Maintenance: Organizational to Commercial Depot

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