L-3 Communications to supply electronic standby instruments for Apache Helicopter

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 21, 2004. L-3 Communications announced today that its Avionics Systems division (L-3 Avionics Systems) has signed an agreement to supply its Electronic Standby Instrument System (ESIS) model GH-3001 to the U.S. Army Apache Helicopter program.

The contract could result in up to $5 million in GH-3001 upgrades for the Apache Longbow Helicopter and is a follow on contract from the U.S. Army.

The AH-64D Apache fleet is currently being upgraded into a more capable IFR configuration. Along with the L-3 Avionics Systems' equipment, the fleet will also receive several Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Systems. The Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD) located in Fort Eustis, Va. is performing the Apache Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) upgrades.

"This new agreement builds on the success of last years' Apache upgrade contract and allows for an indefinite number of GH-3001 systems to be ordered through 2007," said Adrienne Stevens, president of L-3 Avionics Systems. "With these avionics upgrades from L-3, the Apache remains one of the most technologically advanced rotorcraft in the world."

Designed to replace conventional electro-mechanical standby attitude, airspeed and altitude instruments, the solid-state ESIS model GH-3001 is capable of providing all three functions, plus heading, slip/skid, navigation data and vertical speed, in a single 3" flat-panel display.

The GH-3001 uses an Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display (AMLCD) that allows for clear off-axis viewing and anti-aliasing of graphics with clear readouts at any attitude as well as offering Night Vision System compatibility. The unit can be customized to visually match the aircraft's primary flight display system and has the ability to interface with the aircraft's navigation systems, providing more interfaces and flexibility than any other standby on the market today.

L-3 Avionics Systems is a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced cockpit avionics for general aviation, business jet, air transport, and military markets. Its development of the SmartDeck Integrated Flight Controls & Display System is yet another demonstration of its commitment to bring cost effective and advanced technologies to the industry. SmartDeck combines solid state technologies, situational awareness, flight controls, radio communications and navigation into an integrated state-of-the-art avionics suite. Visit the L-3 image library at www.L-3com.com/AS.

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications is a leading provider of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems, secure communications systems, aircraft modernization, training and government services and is a merchant supplier of a broad array of high technology products. Its customers include the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, selected U.S. Government intelligence agencies and aerospace prime contractors.

For more information, see www.L-3Com.com.


Get All the Military Aerospace Electronics News Delivered to Your Inbox or Your Mailbox

Subscribe to Military Aerospace Electronics Magazine or email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest information on:


  • C4ISR
  • Cyber Security
  • Embedded Computing
  • Unmanned Vehicles

Military & Aerospace Photos

Most Popular Articles

Related Products

NVIS White Utility Light

Blue Wolf’s NVIS MIL-STD-3009 Utility Lights is specifically designed for easy handling and spot ...

XCalibur5090 | Dual Virtex-7 Based Digital Signal Processing 6U LRM FPGA with Quad 2500 MSPS DAC and 3200 MSPS ADC

The XCalibur5090 is a high-performance, reconfigurable, conduction-cooled 6U LRM module based on ...

Round Dome Light - NVIS

Blue Wolf’s NVIS MIL-STD-3009 Dome light is designed for cabin illumination or cargo areas. It ha...

Dual Mode NVIS 4 Inch Pod Light

Blue Wolf’s new DUAL Mode NVIS 4 inch pod lights is fully rotatable thru 320 degrees, can be fixe...

XCalibur1645 | Freescale Eight-Core P4080 Processor-Based Conduction-Cooled 6U VPX Module

The XCalibur1645 is a high-performance, 6U VPX, single board computer supporting Freescale QorIQ ...

Optical Switches

Multiport (N x M) Optical Switches from large core, multimode and Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) for...

NVIS Gooseneck Map Light

NVIS MIL-STD-3009 White Gooseneck Map Light. 0 to 100% brightness control. Tactile feedback and ...

NVIS White Post Light Cap Insert

Blue Wolf’s MIL-STD-3009 Post Light cap inserts are specifically designed for illuminating instru...

XPedite7574 | 5th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Broadwell-H Processor-Based Conduction- or Air-Cooled 3U VPX-REDI Module

The XPedite7574 is a high-performance, 3U VPX-REDI, single board computer based on the 5th genera...

TELESIS® LASER MARKING MACHINES

Telesis offers a broad range of laser marking solutions. By working with all major laser marking ...

Related Companies

Fibersense & Signals Inc

Develops and manufactures fiberoptic, optoelectronic, photonic and laser-related products for aerospace command and c...

LiquidCool Solutions

LiquidCool Solutions is a technology development firm with patents surrounding cooling electronics by total immersion...

TEN TECH LLC

Is a mechanical engineering consulting company headquartered in Los Angeles, CA with operations in Billerica, MA, pro...

Blue Wolf

Blue Wolf has been designing Night Vision (NVIS) LED lighting products for Government and Commercial vehicles since 2...

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions

About Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions (CWDS) is a long established techno...

Telesis Technologies Inc

Specializes in product identification and processing technologies. Provides a range of permanent and programmable DPS...

MiltechUK

Mil Spec EMC/NEMP/ filters and EMC product solutions for military applications.

Southwest Antennas

Southwest Antennas designs and manufactures high-performance RF & Microwave antennas and accessories designed for tod...

ISVI Corp

ISVI designs, produces and sells machine-vision camera systems combining high-speed and high-resolution sensors with ...

Premier Polymers

Provides seamless epoxy flooring and industrial resinous coatings

Webcasts

Harsh Environment Protection for Advanced Electronics and Components

This webinar will offer an opportunity to learn more about ultra-thin Parylene conformal coatings – how they are applied, applications they protect today, and the properties and benefits they offer, includin...

New Design Tools That Help You Develop Radar That Sees the Un-seeable and Detects the Undetectable

Xilinx EW/ISR System Architect, Luke Miller, has new tricks and he’s going to tell you all about them in a new Xilinx Webinar—for free. His Webinar will cover new ways to implement Radar functions including ...
Sponsored by:

Press Releases

CURTISS-WRIGHT AWARDED CONTRACT BY SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division has received a contract from Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to supply its small form factor ...

Innovative Integration Announces the FMC-Servo

Camarillo, CA June 19, 2015, Innovative Integration, a trusted supplier of signal processing and data acquisition hardware and software solutions, today announced the FMC-S...

METADATA SUPPORT ENHANCES INDUSTRY-LEADING HD VIDEO MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FROM CURTISS-WRIGHT

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division has further enhanced its innovative VRD1 high definition (HD) video management system (VMS) w...

All Access Sponsors


Mil & Aero Magazine

August 2015
Volume 26, Issue 8
file

Download Our Apps



iPhone

iPad

Android

Follow Us On...



Newsletters

Military & Aerospace Electronics

Weekly newsletter covering technical content, breaking news and product information
SUBSCRIBE

Cyber Security

Monthly newsletter covering cyber warfare, cyber security, information warfare, and information security technologies, products, contracts, and procurement opportunities
SUBSCRIBE

Defense Executive

Monthly newsletter covering business news and strategic insights for executive managers
SUBSCRIBE

Electronic Warfare

Quarterly newsletter covering technologies and applications in electronic warfare, cyber warfare, optical warfare, and spectrum warfare.
SUBSCRIBE

Embedded Computing Report

Monthly newsletter covering news on embedded computing in aerospace, defense and industrial-rugged applications
SUBSCRIBE

Unmanned Vehicles

Monthly newsletter covering news updates for designers of unmanned vehicles
SUBSCRIBE