LITEF GOES DIGITAL!
Freiburg, July 15, 2021 | With a virtual showroom, LITEF has recently been giving its customers the opportunity to obtain an overview of its extensive product range in digital form ...
The success story of LITEF begins in 1961 with the production under licence and the maintenance of the LN-3 Inertial Navigation System (INS) for the F-104 G Starfighter and continues to this day through the development of innovative solutions.
New LITEF branding
Introduction of the portable alignment device LiPAD®-100
LCR-350B is the first MEMS-based AHRS in Europe to receive ETSO approval.
Introduction of the LITEF Drill-Pilot
Start of series production of MEMS-IMU
Change of name to Northrop Grumman LITEF GmbH
Merger of Litton and Northrop Grumman
Start of the MEMS Gyro Development Programme
Entry to the European rocket development and manufacturing programme with TAURUS.
Market entry to land-based navigation systems with the LLN product family and GPS hybrid systems
Start of the development programme for the MEMS accelerometer
Introduction of a new family of small single-axis FOG sensors
Introduction of the first μAHRS LCR-92 based on a new generation of fibre optic gyroscopes
Successful flight tests with a FOG-based attitude-heading reference system with ARINC 705 precision
Start of development of the Inertial Measuring Unit for the Eurofighter programme
Start of development of the fibre optic gyro
Entry to the commercial aviation market with the LTR-81 strapdown attitude/heading reference system
Development of the B-280 accelerometer
Development of the K-273, a dynamically balanced gyro for strapdown applications
Initial shipments of the PL-41 inertial navigation system to the German Navy.
Development and first deliveries of Main Computer and Interface Units for the TORNADO
Founding of LITEF GmbH for production under licence & maintenance of the LN-3 navigation system