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Aechelon Technology Announces US Marines CH-53E Super Stallion Weapon System Image Generator and Databases Ready For Training

MCAS New River, Jacksonville, NC, June 25, 2008: — Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that J.F. Taylor, Inc. achieved ready for training status for the CH-53E WST device 2F174-1 located at MCAS New River. Aechelon Technology provided pC-NOVA™ image generators and databases. J. F. Taylor was awarded the CH-53E WST contract to upgrade the trainer visual systems under NAVAIR’s Training System Contract II (TSC II).

Aechelon Technology provided its pC-NOVA v3.5 image generators (IGs), integrated with the host computer using the CIGI 3.1 interface, and developing and publishing Navy Portable Source Initiative databases and models.

The pC-NOVA IGs display five channels of OTW visual or stimulated NVG, two FLIR channels for the AN/AAQ-29A FLIR as well as one Enhanced Aircrew Externals Trainer (EAET) channel. The pC-NOVA system features Aechelon Technology’s pC-NOVA software-based runtime engine for flight training applications and C-RADIANT™ plug-in module for geo-specific, physics-based, multi-sensor image generation support.

About J.F. Taylor, Inc

J.F. Taylor, Inc. is a leading engineering services firm, high fidelity simulator manufacturer, and systems integrator. Founded in 1983, the company’s core projects are in hardware and software systems, aircraft training and simulation devices, systems engineering, test support, and instrumentation of real-time data systems. The company is located in Lexington Park, MD, near the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, and on the Internet at

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 located on the Internet at and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Javier Castellar
Director of Programs
Aechelon Technology

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