Elbit contract to develop panoramic display units for F-35
6 June 2017
Elbit Systems of America, LLC, announced that it was awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to develop a cockpit display replacement for the F-35 aircraft. The development contract is for the Technology Refresh 3, Panoramic Cockpit Display Unit. The value of the award was not in a material amount.
The award further expands the company’s work on the F-35, which already includes power amplifiers, structures, and sustainment work. In addition,the company, together with Rockwell Collins, also supplies the F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System, through their joint venture Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems (RCEVS). These efforts reinforce the company’s position as a leading provider of advanced cockpit and intelligent pilot interface solutions that help improve pilot situational awareness and mission effectiveness, it said.
“Elbit Systems of America continues to demonstrate that we are a trusted and highly-capable partner for the F-35 programme,” siad Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO, Elbit Systems of America. “We are committed to ensuring the success of our customer and the pilots who depend on our equipment to accomplish their mission.”
The company and its parent company, Elbit Systems Ltd, incorporate decades of experience in military and commercial avionics design, development and production.