San Francisco, Calif., — July 17, 2015. Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that The Boeing Company has awarded it a contract for image generators for the Australian Department of Defence (ADOD). The technology will be used on P-8A Poseidon training devices for the Royal Australian Air Force. Boeing is Prime Contractor for the program.
Aechelon Technology will supply its pC-NOVA™ v7.1 Image Generators for two Operational Flight Trainers (OFT), two sensor Weapons Tactics Trainers (WTT), and one set of Part Task Trainers (PTT). Aechelon Technology will also develop and provide global multi-spectral OTW/EO/IR databases for the tactical environment, 3D moving models, and a variety of airfields for the ADOD
The OFT Image Generator features FAA Level D quality and the WTT features a Multi-Spectral Sensor System Wescam MX-20HD with High Definition Electro Optical and InfraRed sensor channels.
The P-8A is being developed for the U.S. Navy and ADOD by a Boeing-led industry team that consists of CFM International, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, GE Aviation, BAE Systems and Spirit AeroSystems.
The P-8A, a derivative of the Next-Generation 737-800, is a long-range anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft capable of broad-area, maritime and littoral operations.
About Aechelon Technology, Inc
Aechelon Technology, Inc. is a leader in real time computer graphics applications for training, simulation and entertainment markets. The company provides COTS-based, high resolution, multi-channel, geo-specific image generators, OTW and correlated sensor databases and integration services. The company’s image generators are field proven, and are delivered with full logistics support and documentation. Aechelon Technology is ISO 9001:2008 certified, and is located on the Internet at www.aechelon.com and headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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