SAN CARLOS, Calif., October 15, 2003 — Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced final acceptance of the
complete visual system used in MCAS Cherry Point’s AV-8B RNAWST Device 2F150B+ by prime contractor Indra Sistemas S.A., pursuant to US Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWC-TSD) Contract N61339-02-C-0061.
The visual system features Aechelon Technology’s C-NOVA™ runtime software for
flight training applications and C-RADIANT™ plug-in module for geospecific, multi-sensor image generation. Aechelon Technology’s commercial, off-the-shelf image generator uses a Silicon Graphics® Onyx2® InfiniteReality3™ workstation to drive an eight-channel Link Training and Simulation M2DART out the window display, a simulated NVG helmet-mounted display, and cockpit displays for navigation and maverick FLIRs. All sensors are fully correlated through the use of material-classified multispectral imagery. The image generator renders Aechelon Technology’s US East Coast database,
which includes two primary airfields, five secondary airfields, and seventeen generic airfields, as well as a high-definition target area and four confined-area landing sites within a gaming area of over one million square kilometers. The corresponding materials map and radar database is derived from the visual database multispectral imagery. A US Southwest visual database and correlated materials map was included in the delivery.
This is the third, complete visual system delivered by Aechelon Technology to Indra Sistemas for the AV-8B Harrier RNAWST program, and represents the state of the art in high-performance visual simulation.
About Indra Sistemas
Indra Sistemas, S.A., Orlando, FL, with corporate headquarters in Madrid, Spain, is a leader in Information Technologies. The Company’s three lines of business are Information Technologies, Simulation and Automatic Maintenance Systems, and Defense Electronics.
About Aechelon Technology
Aechelon Technology is a leader in real-time computer graphics applications for training, simulation and
entertainment markets. The company provides COTS-based, high resolution, multi-channel, geospecific 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 headquartered in San Carlos, CA, has facilities in Madrid, Spain, and is found on the World Wide Web at https://aechelon.com.
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Aechelon Technology, C-Nova and C-Radiant are trademarks of Aechelon Technology, Inc. Silicon Graphicsn and Onyx2 are registered trademarks, and InfiniteReality3 is a trademark, of Silicon Graphics, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this press release are the property of their respective owners.