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L-3 wins F-35 JSF panoramic cockpit display contract for up to $200M

November 28, 2005 (by Lieven Dewitte) - L-3 Communications announced that an international team led by its Display Systems division has been awarded a contract worth up to $200 million to develop and demonstrate the Panoramic Cockpit Display and related computer systems for the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
The Panoramic Cockpit Display subsystem will provide the pilot with most of the information needed to successfully fly and fight the aircraft on a 20" x 8" active matrix liquid matrix display (LCD). The LCD will be high brightness for daylight viewing as well as being night vision compatible.

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...