nVidia Graphic Processors for F/A-18… The Fighter, not the Computer Game

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The game… Honeywell International, Inc. Defense and Space Electronic Systems in Albuquerque, NM received a $5.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for a Life of Type buy of 7,020 Quantum 3D/nVidia graphic processors. The chips to be used in the image processor module within the advanced mission computer for the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fighter and EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft. Work will be performed in San Jose, CA (90%) and Albuquerque, NM (10%), and is expected to be complete in November 2005. …the EA-18G Fighter(click to view full) This contract was not competitively procured; Quantum3D holds the exclusive rights, worldwide, to market nVidia graphics technology to the military and aerospace sectors. The Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, MD is the contracting activity (N00019-05-C-0071).

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