Rockwell Collins delivered Gen III Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS) to Lockheed Martin for software integration into the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
The Gen III HMDS will be integrated into Low Rate Initial Production 7 for the F-35 program. The F-35 Gen II HMD will be demonstrated at the Farnborough Air Show.
“The HMDS provides F-35 pilots with digital night vision and head tracking capabilities available today,” said Raanan Horowitz, president and chief executive officer, Elbit Systems. “Providing an accurate and readable virtual HUD with high resolution night vision, combined with low latency, is essential to the execution of the F-35 complex missions during day and night operations.”
The state-of-the-art HMD features a binocular 40x30 degrees field-of-view, high brightness and high resolution display, with integrated digital night vision. When fully integrated with the aircraft sensors and systems, the HMDS provides the F-35 pilot with unparalleled situational awareness.
The system provides a lightweight HMD, with optimized center of gravity and maximum comfort for reduced pilot fatigue. Everything about the F-35 Gen III HMDS is designed to enhance the fighter pilot’s precision, efficiency and safety, while reducing the overall cost of the program. The Gen III design includes improved optics, image device and backlight, along with head tracking capability and the next generation Night Vision Camera.
Rockwell Collins has been selected by the US Coast Guard to provide the Radar Sensor System (RSS) for 102 MH-65E aircraft. Rockwell Collins RTA-4114 MultiScan Weather Radar with enhanced ground/shoreline mapping and a new maritime surface search mode will provide the Coast Guard with a lightweight, flexible, and supportable solution
Singapore-based SilkAir has selected Rockwell Collins new MultiScan ThreatTrack weather radar, for its 23 Next-Generation Boeing 737s. SilkAir has also chosen Rockwell Collins Dispatch 100 service and asset management program for its new Boeing fleet
Rockwell Collins today announced that James ‘Jim Walker has been appointed as vice president and managing director of Asia Pacific. “Jim brings a unique combination of regional business acumen, geopolitical savvy and seasoned leadership experience to Rockwell Collins,” said Mahoney
The Indian firm, Park Controls & Communications (P) Ltd. today selected the Rockwell Collins new 721S Fixed Site Ground radio as an integral part of an advanced telemetry system for the Indian Air Force
Rockwell Collins will showcase its next-generation radios in addition to MultiScan ThreatTrack weather radar, the EVS-3000 enhanced vision system and the HeliSure family of products for helicopters at the Singapore Airshow 2014 taking place Feb. 11-16
Rockwell Collins has won a $14 million contract for replenishment spare parts in support of the A/24A-56 joint helmet mounted cueing system. Work completion is dated July 31, 2015
Rockwell Collins unveiled its RealFires transportable trainer today at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando. Rockwell Collins RealFires transportable trainer is a high fidelity, scalable training solution designed by experienced joint fires operators for the joint fires community
Rockwell Collins announced that it will debut RealFires transportable trainer along with its newest mobile training and electronic publications capabilities for the first time at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), which takes place Dec. 1-4 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando
Elbit Systems was awarded a $12.7 million contract to provide Apache Aviator Integrated Helmets (AAIH) to the United States Army, the company said in a statement Sunday
Elbit will begin testing the WideBridge solution that integrates mission critical capabilities for US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology, the company announced today. Demonstrations will include the WideBridge with FIPS certified BlackBerry BES10 secure workspace and Etherstacks P
Zen Technologies is partnering with Rockwell Collins to combine their strengths in simulation and training to provide solutions to Indian military customers, the company stated in a press release. Rockwell Collins provides aviation simulation and training products, systems and integration solutions
The Israel Air Force (IAF) inaugurated the new Flight Training Center for the "Lavi" – M346 Trainer at Hatzerim Air Force Base. Elbit Systems, the prime contractor, developed and delivered the new "Lavi" Ground Based Training System (GBTS) center together with Alenia Aermacchi (Finmeccanica Group), CAE and Sellex ES (Finmeccanica Group), following a selection by "TOR - Advanced Flight Training", which is responsible to the IAF for the operation of the trainer aircraft
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