Lockheed Martin selects Elbit Systems of America to develop F-35 panoramic cockpit display replacement

June 7, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas. Elbit Systems of America LLC engineers in Fort Worth, Texas, are developing a cockpit display replacement for F-35 military aircraft, under a new development contract from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for Technology Refresh 3, Panoramic Cockpit Display Unit.

FORT WORTH, Texas. Elbit Systems of America LLC engineers in Fort Worth, Texas, are developing a cockpit display replacement for F-35 military aircraft, under a new development contract from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for Technology Refresh 3, Panoramic Cockpit Display Unit.

The award expands Elbit Systems of America's role on the F-35 program, which includes: power amplifiers, structures, and sustainment work.

Elbit Systems of America, together with Rockwell Collins, also supplies the F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System, through joint venture Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems (RCEVS).

"Elbit Systems of America continues to demonstrate that we are a trusted and highly-capable partner for the F-35 program," says Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO, Elbit Systems of America. "We are committed to ensuring the success of our customer and the pilots who depend on our equipment to accomplish their mission."

Elbit Systems of America provides advanced cockpit and intelligent pilot interface solutions that help improve pilot situational awareness and mission effectiveness.

Elbit Systems of America and its parent company, Elbit Systems Ltd., incorporate decades of experience in military and commercial avionics design, development, and production. The company's solutions include:

  • Configurable slim design, lightweight displays in a variety of sizes with intuitive user interface and high-definition touch screens
  • Smart displays that provide extensive processing and interfacing capabilities, including embedded digital mapping
  • High-definition head-up displays with a large field of view and large eye motion box
  • Full night vision goggle capabilities
  • Virtual embedded training capabilities

Elbit Systems of America is a provider of high-performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. Elbit Systems of America LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT and TASE:ESLT), a global high-technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for defense and commercial applications.

Elbit Systems Ltd. operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber-based systems. The company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.

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