Airbus

Fiber Optic Gyroscopes

Astrix® 120

Very high performance FOG fibre optic inertial measurement unit for space multi-application purpose

  • 4 independent angular rate detection axes in a skewed configuration (ICU)
  • FOG materials compatible with optical payload
  • 11 satellites flying Astrix : 36 channels cumulating 69 years in flight / 600 000 hours ON (time ref.: 01/02/2014)
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