Guidestar Program

Athena Technologies - GuideStar Program

The PTR Group provides MIL-STD-1553 device driver for the OSE RTOS
Adds custom flight data router for the GuideStar system


Athena Technologies
Athena Technologies proprietary approach to control law design revolutionizes the development and implementation process for advanced control systems. Athena Technologies provides all phases of control system implementation, from initial vehicle characterization to system integration and test support.




GuideStar Program
The GuideStar is an inertial navigation system providing flight controls for Unmanned Air Vehicles and Aerial Targets. It provides highly reliable and fault tolerant control algorithms. GuideStar is a state-of-the-art approach to vehicle stabilization, meeting the demanding control requirements of highly unstable configurations.

The PTR Group was chosen to provide a device driver for the National Hybrid NHi-ET MIL-STD-1553 device because of our extensive experience in creating device drivers, and our knowledge of the OSE RTOS. The PTR Group also created a custom data router that provides flight data from the MIL-STD-1553 bus to processes within the GuideStar flight control system.

The PTR Group provides engineering expertise in all areas of embedded and real-time engineering, from system design to software/hardware integration.