Mesa, Arizona, November 9, 2008 — Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) to provide six (6) Image Generators, a Database Generation System and Databases for the Air Force Research Laboratory, Warfighter Readiness Research Division (711HPW/RHA). L-3 Link is the prime contractor for the Distributed Mission Operations test bed for the Air Force Research Laboratory in Mesa, AZ.
Aechelon Technology will supply six of its pC-NOVA™ v4.5 Image Generators with each system featuring fourteen (14) channels: eight OTW channels, one FLIR, one NVG, one CCD and one third generation FLIR as well as a Helmet Mounted Cueing System channel and a debrief stealth view. Databases will feature detailed moving models, domestic and undisclosed foreign area familiarization regions.
The system will enable unrestricted and multi-spectral six-ship F-16 operation with the highest fidelity databases available.
About Air Force Research Laboratory, Warfighter Readiness Research Division (711HPW/RHA)
Warfighter Readiness Research Division (711HPW/RHA), of the 711 Human Performance Wing’s Human Effectiveness Directorate in Mesa, AZ and Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, is part of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory within the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC). 711HPW/RHA is the USAF’s premier organization for research and development (R&D) in warfighter training techniques and technologies. The division’s mission is to “research, develop, demonstrate, evaluate and transition leading edge technologies and methods to train warfighters & optimize human-centered logistics processes, enabling the expeditionary aerospace force”. The mission is accomplished through an open, collaborative environment in which government, academia, and industry team with users and customers to develop and exploit new technologies, applications, and environments that will support the warfighter. The collaboration is designed to improve development, validation, and transition of needed training products to users, customers, and solution providers supporting the premise of “training the way we intend to fight” and recognizing that “training is the peacetime manifestation of war.”
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 located on the Internet at www.aechelon.com and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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