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Aechelon Technology Receives Contract Award for Five US Army CH-47F Image Generators

San Francisco, Calif., July 3, 2011 — Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that it has received a contract to deliver five additional multi-channel image generators for the CH-47F Transportable Flight Proficiency Simulator units 15 through 19 from Yulista Aviation, Inc. Yulista is the prime contractor for the U.S. Army program.

Aechelon Technology will supply its new pC-NOVA™ v5.6 Image Generators providing 18 channels of high resolution OTW and stimulated NVG visuals. The system supports dual-input LED-based Christie Digital Systems projectors featuring simultaneous OTW and Near IR projection per projector with fully automatic calibration. Additionally the system provides fiber optics for end-to-end digital video distribution for a total of 22 video channels. The containerized trainer includes Government developed databases as well as Aechelon Technology’s undisclosed foreign databases.

Aechelon Technology was also the supplier for all previously fielded units as part of the CH-47F program in a different configuration as well as units 13 and 14 that use the new configuration.

About Yulista Aviation, Inc

Yulista Aviation, Inc. (YAI) was created in 2007 to support Yulista Management Services, Inc. in Huntsville, Alabama, on all types of aviation maintenance and modification work. YAI is certified as a Federal Aviation Administration Certified Repair Station, meeting Combined Federal Regulations Part 145 requirements for qualification of repair parts, authorized tools and equipment, calibration standards and procedures, training requirements, and FAA maintenance records. Yulista Management Services (YMS) is owned by Yulista Holding, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Calista Corporation. Since its founding in 1982, YMS has provided services to numerous government agencies, communities, and businesses. YMS combines its experienced management team, highly-skilled workforce, and substantial corporate and financial resources to provide services world-wide. YMS has been providing rapid prototyping and aerospace engineering services for eight years for the U.S. Army. More information is available on the Internet at

About Christie Digital Systems, Inc

Christie is celebrating its 81st anniversary as a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. With expertise in film projection since 1929 and professional projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as the world’s single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions for cinema, large audience environments, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and virtual reality, simulation, education, media and government. Christie has installed over 75,000 projection solutions’worldwide. More information is available 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 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.