San Francisco, Calif., — November 9, 2011. Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that CAE USA has awarded it a contract to provide eight image generators and databases for the United States Navy MH-60R program. The MH-60R tactical operational flight trainer includes both an operational flight trainer (OFT) used to train pilots and co-pilots as well as a weapons tactics trainer (WTT) used to train sensor operators in the MH-60R helicopter. CAE is the prime contractor for the U.S. Navy MH-60R program.
Aechelon Technology will supply its new pC-NOVA™ v5.6 Image Generators for both the Operational Flight Trainer (OFT) and the sensor Weapons Tactics Trainer (WTT). Aechelon Technology will also provide global multi-spectral visual and sensor databases, 3D moving models, airfields and undisclosed foreign areas of interest.
CAE is a world leader in providing simulation and modeling technologies and integrated training solutions for the civil aviation industry and defense forces around the globe. With annual revenues exceeding C$1.5 billion, CAE employs more than 7,500 people at more than 100 sites and training locations in more than 20 countries. We have the largest installed base of civil and military full-flight simulators and training devices. Through our global network of 30 civil aviation and military training centers, we train more than 80,000 crewmembers yearly. We also offer modeling and simulation software to various market segments and, through CAE’s professional services division, we assist 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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