San Francisco, Calif. — October 14, 2014. Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that The Boeing Company has awarded it a contract for the purchase of an Aechelon Nexus™ XL Unified Storage System (USS) to be used as a data center with P-8A Poseidon training devices for the U.S. Navy. Boeing is Prime Contractor for the program.
The Aechelon Nexus™ Unified Storage System (USS) will enable a large number of P-8A Training Devices (OFT, WTT, PTT), Image Generators (IGs), and all P-8A Multi Mode Radar Simulation (MMRS) subsystems, to page database streams in real time, independently of each other, and from the same file system. Additionally the USS will support Aechelon Nexus™ Data Packs, designed to transfer very large format database updates.
Aechelon Technology currently supplies all multi-channel pC-NOVA™ Image Generators for the P-8A Operational Flight Trainers (OFT), multi-sensor Weapons Tactics Trainers (WTT), and multi-sensor Part Task Trainers (PTT), and provides global multi-spectral OTW/EO/IR/Radar and tactical environment databases, 3D moving models, and a variety of airfields for the P-8A training devices.
The P-8A is being developed for the U.S. Navy by a Boeing-led industry team that consists of CFM International, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, GE Aviation, BAE Systems and Spirit AeroSystems. The U.S. Navy plans to purchase 117 P-8As to replace its fleet of P-3C aircraft.
The P-8A, a derivative of the Next-Generation 737-800, is a long-range anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft capable of broad-area, maritime and littoral operations.
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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