Petra 3000-pads Advanced Position and Azimuth Determining System (APADS) is a selfcontained FOG inertial surveying system developed to meet today’s demanding military survey needs.
Survey operations functionality, navigational accuracy, transportability, survivability and affordability requirements drove the system design. All APADS are housed in a robust frame that allows for easy component access and stability. can be adapted to any type of vehicle, operated from any vehicle platform or dismounted, and it can be connected to any artillery fire control system.
While meeting standard accuracy and Mil-Std-810/461 environmental requirements, APADS offers a proven, reliable, lightweight, off-the-shelf solution developed around replaceable units.
It offers immediate support to launchers on the move, and provides artillery topography and survey teams with high flexibility in the field.