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Use the GPS inside the submarine
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Description

Use the GPS diver inside the submarine, it is impossible, but it is sometimes very important!
Especially when we are with the doors open and we want to orient ourselves without on-board instrumentation.

Details

Legacy ID
3780923592
Severity
None
Resolution
Open
Reproducibility
Always
Category
Feature Request

Event Timeline

smakor edited Steps To Reproduce. (Show Details)Jun 26 2013, 3:03 AM
smakor edited Additional Information. (Show Details)
smakor set Category to Feature Request.
smakor set Reproducibility to Always.
smakor set Severity to None.
smakor set Resolution to Open.
smakor set Legacy ID to 3780923592.May 7 2016, 2:56 PM

this game is a simulator, if its not possible, its not gonna be added

b101uk added a subscriber: b101uk.May 7 2016, 2:56 PM

GPS works in the SDV in game.

In the real life SDV it has an auto pilot and an autonomous mode, which will follow an uploaded route via GPS (primary) and/or the inertial navigation system [INS] (secondary) via the integrated bridge system [IBS]

Therefor intrinsically if you near the surface thus have GPS or if you are >15m depth so don’t and are using the inertial navigation system the moving map display will tell you exactly where you are, the error of the inertial navigation system is +- 0.5 meters precision after 12 nautical miles undersea.

So in the game about the only way to improve it, would be to add a selectable page to the MFDs in the SDV that displays a larger version of the normal GPS image or to have a secondary GPS image background used specifically by boats/subs to mimic a marine chart with spot depth and undersea obstructions etc marked.

smakor added a subscriber: smakor.May 7 2016, 2:56 PM

@b101uk
It is exactly what i hope to find in the final version of arma.