April 9, 2008 (by Asif Shamim) - Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that one of its subsidiaries has been selected by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to supply new generation Head Up Displays (HUDs) for the latest F-16s
Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop Ltd. will start the multi-year project with immediate affect.
The initial order is valued at approximately $3.8 million. The full potential sale depends on the future sales of the F-16.
According to Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop General Manager, Haim Rousso:
"This framework agreement strengthens Elop's important cooperation with Lockheed Martin. High performance, high reliability and cost effectiveness are the main elements of our unique HUD solutions for the F-16 and other programs."
Elop has supplied more than 3,300 HUDs, representing thirteen different models, flying on more than 20 aircraft types, to customers around the world.