Military Motion Control and Positioning

Military Motion Control and Positioning

 

Expertise in motion control and positioning technologies

 

 

ITS Group delivers integrated motion control technology solutions for our military and security partners.

 

We specialize in customized servo-controlled motion systems, including design, production and integration of positioning systems, stabilized and tracking pedestals, calibration and test equipment, servo actuators and servo control systems.

 

Our engineering teams continually research new and improved motion control and positioning technologies based on a multi-disciplinary approach. Our facilities enable us to perform the necessary high-precision tests simulating real operational environment and load conditions.
 

 

Core expertise

 

  • Multidisciplinary motion systems
     
  • High-performance linear positioning and ruggedized rotating systems
     
  • High accuracy and smooth motion
     
  • Motion control software and algorithms development
     
  • Mechanical and electronic design
     
  • Long MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
     
  • 3D Solid Modeling

 

 

Systems

 

  • High Performances Linear Positioning Systems
     
  • High Performance Ruggedized Rotating Systems 

 

 

Select Projects

 

Electrode insertion stage

 

We designed and produced an accurate two axes stage for insertion of an electrode into a laboratory mouse vibrissae

 

Azimuth Over Elevation Simulator

 

We generated different motion profiles, similar to a vehicle disturbance motion made during movement.

 

Labaratory EL Over AZ Pedestal

 

A motion stand for control algorithms development and tests under different payloads (moments of inertia) featuring:

 

  • Accurate positioning
     
  • Low speed ripple
     
  • Changeable mechanical interfaces
     
  • Different electrical and communication interfaces

 

Linear Encoders Test Bench

 

Tests and calibrates (mapping) Electrical Linear Encoders during the production process.

 

Sun sensor calibration machine

 

Accurate sensor calibration and test during final assembly.

 

Optronic mast

 

We designed a folded optronic mast drive system for an armored ground vehicle featuring:

 

  • A folding mechanism
     
  • Motion control design
     
  • Fast positioning