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Aechelon Technology Receives Contract from CAE for CNATRA Multi Crew Simulators Image Generators

P-3 Orion and P-8 Poseidon Aircraft [Image Credit: Fred Ortyl / Alamy]

South San Francisco, Calif. – April 11, 2023 — Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that CAE has awarded a contract to provide Image Generators for two Multi Crew Simulator (MCS) Trainers and one Off-Line Development System/Virtual Simulator (OLDS/VS).

The MCS trains Naval Flight Officers (NFOs) to acquire military aviation skills in airways and radar navigation, weapons systems operations, sensor utilization and electronic warfare operations, communications effectiveness, situational awareness and in-flight decision-making. The MCS trainers can be configured to represent multiple types of aircraft (E-2, E-6, EP-3, P-3 and P-8 aircraft platforms) with multiple sensor configurations based on generic sensor characteristics. CAE is the program’s prime contractor responsible for delivering the devices to Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Florida.

Aechelon Technology will supply its pC-NOVA Nucleus Image Generators for the student stations that include EO/IR and correlated data for the radar. Aechelon Technology will also provide a high fidelity 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, 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 9001:2015 certified, and is located on the Internet at and headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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