San Francisco, Calif., — May 29, 2014. Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that Kratos Technology & Training Solutions (KTTS) a wholly owned subsidiary of BSC Partners LLC has awarded Aechelon a contract for image generators and databases. The technology will be used on Aircrew Virtual Environment Trainer (AVET) and Naval Aircrew Training Systems (NATS) devices for the U.S. Navy. KTTS is Prime Contractor for the program.
Aechelon Technology will supply its pC-NOVA™ v6.4G Image Generators for three devices that will be integrated with the AVET/NATS and capable of providing direct transferable training for Fleet Readiness Support Squadron (FRS) and Post-FRS air crew training for the MH-60R and MH-60S helicopters. Aechelon Technology will also provide developmental 3D moving models, as well as global multi-spectral databases and a variety of airfields from its extensive library already being used on this and other DoD programs.
The AVET/NATS devices provide a blend of virtual and physical environments for training aircrew members in crew coordination, aerial gunnery, hoist search and rescue, and vertical replenishment operations to include external operations. This next generation of AVET and the new NATS devices will include visual display technology that will allow the trainees to see their own hands and other crew members while wearing their Head Mounted Displays (HMDs).
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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