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The guidance systems designed by Safran Electronics & Defense and its Swiss subsidiary, Vectronix AG, meet all of the target designation needs of ground forces. They provide site/relative bearing guidance information as well as geolocalized target positions for artillery observers and forward air controllers. Compact and light, they are used on a tripod and are autonomous. Aided by the ground-breaking innovation of the inertial sensor, Sterna guarantees a reliable and accurate layout of the North. Modular, this system is available in different versions depending on the rangefinder binoculars built into it. Completely digital, the GonioLight range offers you high precision over long distances, up to 1-mil graduation with a 25 km scope for GonioLight TI.
Compact and lightweight, Sterna is the first fully man portable target location solution offering 24/7 reliable and accurate determination of true north, without a magnetic compass or GPS receiver. It helps Close Air Support, Forward Observers, Forward Air Controllers, Joint Tactical Air Controllers accurately locate ground targets and designate them for land and air supports. Marking a breakthrough over existing technologies, Sterna features a patented North Seeker from Safran Electronics & Defense. Depending on the mission profile, users can select today from 3 mission-ready Sterna system solutions providing independent north finding, eye-safe long distance laser range finding, brilliant day view optics plus the required night view capabilities.