Products > Flight Test - Data Links
Capitalizing more than forty years experience and background on flight test telemetry, ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS is able to provide products or turnkey solutions for the whole telemetry chain from sensors to data processing and display.
Its on-board instrumentation product line for acquisition, recording and transmission covers various platforms for space launchers or tactical aircraft, to commercial aircraft, fighters or helicopters.
ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS offers products and solutions for receiving and recording the telemetry.
Tracking antenna product line starts from 70cm to 11m dish diameter. Antenna pedestal can be single axis, dual or three axis for fixed, mobile or naval tracking of all type of target (space launchers, missile, aircraft, UAV, ground vehicle...)
The Cortex RTR telemetry receiver is a world leader; at the top of the edge for microwave reception quality and performing digitaly the different demodulations. It includes numerous post processing functions allowing a drastic simplification of the telemetry data processing and analysis.
The ground recorders product range allows to record, in real time, IF signal, telemetry signal and to perform post-flight replay.
Data Links - Satcom
ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS acquired expertise in the field of transportable, fixed or mobile tracking antennas for tactile stations for data transmission in L-band, S-band, C-band, X-band, Ku-band dedicated to Military Satcom, Shipborne Satcom, UAV Satcom applications, ...
Data Links - LOS
Tactical Ground Station or compact tracking antenna system combined with a Cortex RTR Telemetry Receiver improves the results of the tracking network for receiving or transmitting video, telemetry from aerial or land vehicles.
MLS Test Equipment
ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS provides specific metrology equipment for test and measurement systems to assist the landing (MLS - Microwave Landing System) :
- a receiver (MLS PMR) for adjustments, acceptance testing, commissioning or installation of MLS ground stations as well as for maintenance at airports
- a generator (MLS PMG) for monitor calibration control landing or the Portable Measurement Receiver.
MVR : Muzzle Velocity Radar
The artillery radar (MVR) is a radar system to measure very accurately the initial muzzle velocity of a projectile during tests on a shooting range or during live fire in the theater of operations to optimize materials the artillery performances. It was selected by the French army in the program SPACIDO.