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Aechelon Technology Receives Contract for Fourteen (14) Mixed Reality systems for the U.S. Chief of Naval Air Training TH-73A program

One of many Aechelon XR Product Line systems with Varjo XR-3 Mixed/Augmented Reality Head Mounted Display

San Francisco, Calif. – May 19, 2022 —Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide Fourteen (14) Mixed Reality Image Generator compact workstations and databases in support of the TH-73A Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) Chief Of Naval AirTraining (CNATRA) program.

The systems will drive the Varjo XR-3 Mixed Reality Head Mounted Display at 90 frames/second using unmodified databases. Such multi-spectral geospecific databases are correlated 1:1 with Eight (8) prior in-service TH-73A Leve6 and Level7 and Ten (10) for TH-57 classic training devices from Flight Safety Defense which also feature Aechelon Image Generators and Databases. 

The image generators support Aero-Turbulence and Brown Out real-time Computational Fluid Dynamics with airflow visualization, greatly enhancing the head-mounted stereo perception.

Furthermore, the mixed reality systems allow pilot and co-pilot common operation in the augmented virtual-real cockpit. The system features OTW and Night Vision Goggles high fidelity simulation using its multi-spectral visual database, 3D moving models, and a variety of airfields

Aechelon Technology is a leader in real-time computer graphics applications for training and simulation 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 9001:2015 certified and is located on the Internet at and headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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