Annex A. Science And Technology Objectives (STOs)
Army Science and Technology Master Plan (ASTMP 1997)


IV.G.04. Personal Navigation and Reporting. Integrate state-of-the-art digital compass and altimeters with the latest technologies of hand held computers, miniaturized displays, digital terrain data, and miniaturized GPS receivers to offer, for the first time, worldwide, all-weather, all-terrain personal navigation and reporting which is not susceptible to jamming. This integration of technologies will enable an individual, dismounted soldier to lay out routes for advance, input these routes into the personal POS/NAV device, and then follow this route to his objective, independent of terrain, weather, seeing conditions, etc. The product of this work will be a prototype of a navigation and reporting device capable of being integrated with the soldier computer which will drive the helmet-mounted heads-up display. Field demonstration will occur in late FY96 and FY97.

Supports: 21st Century Land Warrior, PM Soldier.

STO Manager: TSO: TRADOC POC:
Richard Marth Donald Artis MAJ Harold Webb
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