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Aechelon Technology Inc. Announces Contract Award for Horn Of Africa and South East Asia Database Development and Image Generator for the US Marine Corps CH-46E APT Upgrade Program in Okinawa, Japan

Tampa, Florida, October 1, 2008 — Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Aero Simulation Inc. (ASI) to provide an Image Generator and databases for the CH-46E APT upgrade in Okinawa, Japan.. The database development is to include the Horn of Africa and South East Asia foreign areas. ASI is the prime contractor for the CH-53E/CH-46E APT upgrades under NAVAIR’s Training System Contract II (TSC II).

Aechelon Technology has delivered its pC-NOVA™ v4.0 Image Generator for the CH-46E APT and is rapidly developing two very large databases, including an undisclosed number of airfields, landing zones, drop zones and urban areas, located within the Horn Of Africa and the South East Asia geographic areas.

Aechelon Technology is also producing a South West Asia visual database, including Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and Hormuz, as part of the CH-53E APT Upgrade effort performed under this same ASI contract. Upon completion, the South West Asia, Horn of Africa and South East Asia databases will be installed on both the CH-53E and the CH-46E APT devices.

About Aero Simulation Inc. (ASI)

ASI is an internationally known leader in flight simulator design and manufacture, as well as cost-effective simulator modifications, upgrades, trainer moves and site support for military and commercial customers. ASI’s offices are located at 4450 East Adamo Drive, Suite 501, Tampa, FL 33605-5941. Their web site can be found 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

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