The AN/ARN-147(V) system from Collins Aerospace combines all VHF Omni Ranging/Instrument Landing System (VOR/ILS) functions into one compact, lightweight, low-cost set. And, it’s the first militarized VHF navigation receiver to give you optional internal MIL-STD-1553B capability. The solid-state system is MIL-E-5400 class II qualified and meets international operability requirements by providing 50-kHz channel spacing for 160-VOR and 40-localizer/glideslope channels.

Features & benefits

  • Choose from analog or analog/digital receiver versions
  • Upgrade the analog version to MIL-STD-1553B with the addition of a single, field-installable circuit card
  • MIL-STD-1553B version retains analog interfaces, plus provides digital input/output functions
  • Qualifies to military specifications
  • Lightweight: 10.1 lb (4.6 kg) maximum for receiver, control and mount
  • Features low power consumption (45 watts)
  • Offers FM broadcast immunity to meet ICAO Annex 10 requirement (factory-ready or retrofit kits)
  • 7,700-hour mean time between failure predicted per MIL-HDBK-217, inhabited transport at 35°C
  • Provides helicopter rotor modulation suppression (connector selectable)
  • High- and low-level deviation and flag outputs
  • Solid state design
  • 160-channel VOR, 40-channel ILS
  • Features improved synchro instrument driver