COVID-19 Update:

Providing world-class service and support remains Churchill Navigation’s top priority. As an essential business, we remain OPEN during the current pandemic and are committed to supporting all of our customers during this time. We are grateful for your efforts and will continue to be here to aid in the success of your missions.

Churchill Navigation designs, builds, and supports the world’s most advanced solutions for full motion video.

What we do:

From our headquarters in Boulder, Colorado, the products we design and manufacture are used throughout the world to capture and record video, provide real-time augmented reality mapping, and to archive and index recorded video — dramatically improving the ability of operators to perform their mission efficiently and effectively.

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Our systems are used by law enforcement, search & rescue, emergency management services, homeland security, fire and wildlife, public utilities, military agencies, broadcast television stations, and many other operators throughout the world.

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Our product line delivers cutting edge technology designed to enhance full motion video.

ARS, our Augmented Reality Mapping System, has quickly become the de-facto standard in government and law enforcement, as well as in markets such as aerial firefighting, and wildlife and utility surveys. ARS is delivered as a turn-key solution, pre-installed and pre-configured for each customer installation on our custom-designed hardware.

BEAR builds on the success of the ARS line and has quickly become the world’s foremost moving map solution for broadcast news, bringing unsurpassed relevancy and relatability to airborne coverage.

We developed our gimbal to provide a radically different approach to capturing full motion video and our ION digital video recorder to offer unmatched flexibility and scaleability to solve any video problem.

Organizing and archiving full motion video is made easy through Earthscape, our cloud-based video management tool that gives you powerful control over your video and metadata.

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One company –

A complete range of integrated solutions.

ARS ION Earthscape Produts

From capturing 4K ultra-high definition video on our gimbal, to our industry-leading Augmented Reality Mission Management System, to geospatial video recording and video management, Churchill Navigation is the only company to develop, build, and support all of the equipment your mission demands.

Experience You Can Count On

Churchill Navigation is a dynamic organization with a heavy focus on software engineering and customer satisfaction. Our staff is comprised of 85% senior level engineers, well versed in software, hardware, aerospace design, and electronics. We have years of hands-on integration experience and a vast knowledge of the systems and industries in which our products operate.

Our hardware is designed to hold-up in the varied mission environments in which our products operate. We focus on building robust products that are easily installed and supported. Our software can be easily customized to add additional interfaces and control of external systems, data, or a wide range of other features. All of our products are fully supported throughout the installation, training, and post-installation operation. We strive to continually enhance and improve our hardware and software to stay ahead of the market in both capabilities and customer service.

It is our goal of continuous product improvement, unsurpassed customer support, and attention to the needs of our markets that has helped us create the most advanced lineup of solutions for full motion video in the world.


The tougher the better. We love doing what everyone else thinks is impossible. Our engineers are crazy that way.
If you are crazy that way too, consider joining us!

  • We think back to where we were at a couple of years ago and we question ourselves of how did we ever do this job before we had this system because it’s made our life simpler, it’s made us respond faster and its even made things safer for us because we’re giving accurate descriptions of locations of where we are working or maybe where our officers need to be. Huge life saver.

    Captain Frank Peck
    NE State Patrol
  • ARS made us look like rock stars

    Lt. Mike Ingram
    Pasadena Police
  • ARS allows our TFOs to focus on the mission and tactics instead of navigating, substantially reducing their workload. Now streets, addresses and business names are displayed right on the camera image, allowing the TFO to always keep eyes on the target while knowing their exact location at all times. ARS takes all the guesswork out of navigating and identifying addresses, it’s the next step in the evolution of ALE mapping systems.

    Deputy Rob Gross
    San Juan County Sheriff
  • We have always viewed technology as a means to an end — that ‘end’ is helping officers do their jobs better and look like rock stars in the air.

    Tom Churchill
    CEO Churchill Navigation