L-3 Wins F-35 JSF Panoramic Cockpit Display Contract Worth up to $200M

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F-35 PCD Concept L-3 Communications has announced that an international team led by its Display Systems (L-3 Display Systems) division has been awarded a System Development and Demonstration (SDD) contract from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to provide the Panoramic Cockpit Display (PCD) subsystem for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft. F-35 JSF The L-3 Display Systems display subsystem will be compatible with the F-35 Operational Flight Program software developed by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. This panoramic cockpit display will provide critical flight status, operational, tactical and other information to the pilot. Under the terms of the contract, L-3 Display Systems will lead an International Integrated Product Development Team that will design, qualify and manufacture the high-resolution, high-brightness, night vision-compatible 20″x 8″ active matrix liquid crystal display and a highly redundant display management computer. L-3 Display Systems’ team members include: * Logic Sistemi Avionici of Milan, Italy * Aydin Yazilim ve Elektronik Sanayii of Turkey * Philips Mobile Electronics of Heerlen, The Netherlands * and others L-3 notes that the potential contract value over the life of the program is over $200 million. See also: * Human Interface Technology Lab (1986) – The Super Cockpit and Human Factors Challenges

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