San Francisco, Calif., June 20, 2011 — Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that the Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command has awarded it a contract to provide image generators, databases and integration services for a second F-16C simulator at the Human Engineering Development System (HEDS) facility at Hill Air Force Base, UT. This contract also includes an option for a third device.
Aechelon Technology will supply its new pC-NOVA™ v5.6 Image Generators for an F-16C simulator featuring a visual system with 30 channels providing Out-of-The-Window (OTW) and Night Vision Goggles (NVG) as well as Head-Mounted Cueing System (HMCS), in-cockpit radar, FLIR and electro-optical targeting pods. The system features radar integration of Camber RTK with per-pixel correlated direct database paging. Aechelon Technology will also provide multi-spectral databases, moving models, airfields and undisclosed foreign areas of interest.
About US Air Force HEDS
US Air Force Human Engineering Development System (HEDS) is part of the Software Engineering Division (MAS) located at the Ogden Air Logistics Center (OO-ALC), Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Among other responsibilities, MAS supports all Operational Flight Program (OFP) modifications to the F-16 C/D aircraft. HEDS is responsible for prototyping the OFP changes and then showing these prototypes in a flight simulator to pilots and others that make decisions about the OFP upgrades.
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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