FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 19,2010– L-3 Display Systems announced today that it has successfully flown its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter lightweight, high-performance Panoramic Cockpit Display (PCD) subsystem on the Lockheed Martin BF-4 Mission Systems Aircraft.
“This milestone solidifies L-3 Display Systems’ relationship with Lockheed Martin’s F-35 team and provides the F-35 with the most advanced, trusted computing processing and display technology available,”said Bob McGill, president of L-3 Displays Group. “We are pleased to build upon our 30-year heritage in visualization systems to provide the F-35 with this next-generation lightweight panoramic display and processing technology, which gives the customer and end user unsurpassed situational
awareness and sensor fusion.”
L-3’s PCD delivers open, cost-effective and fully redundant F-35 technology that can be easily adapted to meet the most demanding airborne visualization requirements. Its subsystem features the largest monolithic large area display (20”x8”) available in the military market, as well as a high-performance ,highly reliable computer/graphics processor, both of which are fully redundant. The PCD supports the Lockheed Martin Operational Flight Program (OFP) and is optimally engineered to support the mission- critical needs of the F-35 sensor-centric fifth-generation fighter.
L-3 Display Systems, located in Alpharetta, Ga., specializes in the design, development and manufacture of ruggedized display and processing systems for the world’s most advanced applications. L-3 Display
Systems offers a wide variety of displays and processors to meet a host of system architectures for airborne, shipboard and ground-based applications. To learn more about L-3 Display Systems, please
visit the company’s website at www.L-3com.com/displays.
Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications employs approximately 67,000 people worldwide
and is a prime contractor in C3ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and government services. L-3 is
also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. The company reported 2009 sales of $15.6 billion. To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s website at www.L-3com.com.
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