Tampa, Fla., November 14, 2007 — Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by CAE USA to provide multiple image generators and two database generation systems for the MH-60R program. CAE is the prime contractor for the MH-60R program under NAVAIR’s Training System Contract II (TSC II) and is currently under contract to design and manufacture three MH-60R/SH-60B tactical operational flight trainers (TOFTs).
Aechelon Technology will supply its pC-NOVA™ v4.0 image generators for MH-60R TOFT4 and SH-60B TOFT7, to be integrated with the host computer using the CIGI 3.1 interface. Each trainer includes two multi-channel image generators ‘ one for the operational flight trainer (OFT) and one for the weapons tactics trainer (WTT). The MH-60R OFT Image Generators feature 5 channels of high resolution out-the-window (OTW) and night vision goggle (NVG) visuals, as well as three sensor channels with LLTV, FLIR and Day TV for the AN/ASS-44C Multi-Spectral Targeting System sensor fused system. The MH-60R WTT Image Generators feature additional complete AN/ASS-44C channels. The system includes East and West Coast US and Straits of Hormuz databases, and the new World Wide Global Coastal Database.
Aechelon Technology will develop and provide the World Wide Global Coastal Database supporting global geo-specific OTW and all sensors operations.
CAE is a world leader in providing simulation and modelling technologies and integrated training solutions for the civil aviation industry and defence forces around the globe. With annual revenues exceeding C$1 billion, CAE employs approximately 6,000 people at more than 75 sites and training locations in 20 countries. The company has the largest installed base of civil and military full-flight simulators and training devices. Through its global network of 27 civil aviation and military training centres, CAE trains more than 75,000 crewmembers yearly. Through Presagis, CAE also offers modelling and simulation software to various market segments and CAE’s professional services division assists customers with a wide range of simulation-based needs. www.cae.com
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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