Motion control for land vehicle payloads

Helping to improve orientation and positioning for armoured vehicles

Our mechatronic products are tailored to the needs of various kinds of platforms, whether for land, airborne or naval applications. For the armoured vehicles market Meggitt Power & Motion works closely with a number of major defence electronic companies worldwide.

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Where is motion control used on military vehicles?

  • Electro optics for remote weapon control systems
  • Gimbal mounted sensors
  • Missile launchers
  • Remote weapon control systems (RWCS)
  • Servo electro optical sights (commander panoramic and gunner)
  • Trunnion position sensors
  • Turret mounted Active Protection Systems (APS)
  • Turret On Turret (TOTs)
  • Turret servo motors

Our electrical power solutions for land vehicles include:

  • Angular position sensors
    • Single and multi-speed high accuracy resolvers (better than ±15 arc sec on multi turns)
    • High accuracy resolvers with slip rings
    • Conventional brushless resolvers
  • Motors
    • Direct drive DC torque motors (brush and brushless)
    • Limited angle torque motors (LATs)
  • Servo systems
    • Geared/ungeared servo motors (low and high voltage)
    • Linear/rotary servo actuators
    • Servo amplifiers
  • Integrated servo packs: direct drive torque motor, high precision bearings, high accuracy angular position sensors, seals, tailored housing…

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