Motion control for naval payloads

Helping to improve orientation and positioning

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

To discuss how our solutions can work for you, contact us.

Where are motion control electronics used on naval payloads?

  • Remote weapon control systems (RWCS)
  • Electro optics for remote weapon control systems
  • Turret servo motors
  • Servo electro optical sights (commander panoramic and gunner)
  • Trunnion position sensors
  • Turret on turret (TOTs)
  • Gimbal mounted sensors
  • Missile launchers
  • Forward looking infrared (FLIRs) and tracking systems
  • Surface radar
  • Torpedoes
  • Periscopes

Our electrical power solutions for naval applications include:

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

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