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What does IRU stand for?

IRU stands for Inertial Reference Unit

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The inertial reference unit provides the technology to provide orientation and position utilizing Global Positioning System (GPS) data for a wide variety of land vehicle, airborne and seaborne applications for the purposes of surveillance, target acquisition, and satellite antenna pointing.
An out-of-court settlement has not been reached with another 16 passengers who were the most severely injured and who are preparing to launch a lawsuit against Airbus and Northrop Grumman, which made the A330sOs Air Data Inertial Reference Unit.
That is why servo accelerometers are used for the most part in inertial navigation and guidance systems such as INS - Inertial Navigation Systems, IMU - Inertial Measurement Units, AHRS - Attitude Heading Reference Systems, IRU - Inertial Reference Units, IGS - Inertial Guidance Systems, etc.
The inquiry has already determined that an air data inertial reference unit (ADIRU) provided erroneous data spikes just before the upset.
[ILLUSTRATIONS OMITTED] If your Avenger is equipped with the slew-to-cue configuration, that means it's also equipped with the inertial reference unit (IRU).