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Aechelon Technology Announces Award of Contract for Image Generator and Databases under T-45C RAMP Program

Orlando, Fla., November 28, 2006 — Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by SYMVIONICS, Inc. to provide pC-NOVA image generators, databases and a database generation system for the T-45C RAMP Operational Flight Trainer (s/n 23), with options for s/n 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28. ‘SYMVIONICS is the prime contractor for the T-45C RAMP program under NAVAIR’s Training System Contract II (TSC II).

Aechelon Technology will supply its pC-NOVA v3.5 image generators, to be integrated with the host computer using the CIGI 3.1 interface. The IGs will provide five channels of ultra high resolution OTW visuals, and feature Aechelon Technology’s pC-NOVA software-based runtime engine and multiple, high detail databases. Aechelon Technology will also provide its C-Genesis database generation system (DBGS). The databases will support Government-developed Portable Source Initiative (PSI) formats.

Joe Barnicki, director of Navy Training Systems for SYMVIONICS, said “SYMVIONICS is pleased to be working with Aechelon Technology to bring a state-of-the art, high performance COTS visual system to this program.”

“We are grateful for the confidence SYMVIONICS has placed in Aechelon Technology under this program, and look forward to being part of the team creating a training system that will set the new standard for high detail, low level flight, and exceed the unique needs of the T-45 Training Wing,” said Javier Castellar, director of programs at Aechelon Technology.


SYMVIONICS is an ISO 9001:2000 certified training system and flight simulator development contractor. Over the past 17 years, SYMVIONICS has either developed training systems as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or extensively modified complex hardware/software intensive devices. SYMVIONICS has supported the following training systems/simulators: T-45, F-35 (JSF), F-22, B-2, F-16, P-3, C-17, B-1, H-1, MH-60R and A-10. ‘SYMVIONICS is also responsible for all major modification activities associated with the Navy’s Air Traffic Control and previously on the Navy’s Landing Signal Officer Trainers. Additionally, they are the development contractor for the USAF Air Warfare Mission Simulator at the AFFTC, Edwards AFB and the Navy’s SubSkillsNet-VISIT submarine trainers. ‘SYMVIONICS is headquartered in Arcadia, CA and has 15 other facilities throughout the Nation. Their web site is:

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 and headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

For further information regarding this press release or Aechelon Technology products, please contact:

Javier Castellar
Director of Programs
Aechelon Technology Inc.

Aechelon Technology and pC-NOVA are trademarks of Aechelon Technology, Inc. Any other trademarks mentioned in this press release are the property of their respective owners.