Display Systems for MH-60 TRPS Program
Esterline Simulation Visual Systems awarded a contract by CAE to provide collimated display systems for the US Navy MH-60 Technical Refresh and Procurement of Simulators (TRPS) Program
Esterline, June 02, 2016 - Esterline Simulation Visual Systems, a new business of Esterline Corporation, has been awarded a contract by CAE USA to provide collimated display systems for the U.S. NAVY MH-60 Technical Refresh and Procurement of Simulators (TRPS) Program.
The total program includes nineteen TREALITY® solid mirror, collimated display (CD) systems that will be installed over a four-year period. Each display system includes support structures, light tightening enclosures, collimating optics, projectors, a projector control system, and an automatic alignment system.
Esterline’s line of TREALITY® collimated displays was designed using its world-class SimCAD software tool, which is recognized as the industry’s most capable and reliable collimated display design tool. SimCAD is optimized for both film and solid mirror collimator display design.
Ray Duquette, general manager of CAE USA, said: “We are excited to be working with the Esterline team again. This is a strategic win for both companies that will secure our preeminent place in the industry. We are highly confident in Esterline’s display system capabilities and look forward to a succesful program as we work together.”
Frank Timmermans, vice president and general manager of Esterline Simulation Visual Systems, said: “We have a good record of executing successful collimated display programs with CAE USA, and we will now apply our experience and expertise to making TRPS a success. We greatly value our partnership with CAE and the confidence they have in us.”
Mark Saturno, vice president of sales for Esterline Simulation Visual Systems, added; “Esterline is well known for delivering the highest performing, film mirror collimated displays in the industry, and we are very enthusiastic about providing our latest solid mirror CDs to meet the growing demands and performance expectations of end users”.
Esterline Simulation Visual Systems announced the new TREALITY® brand for its simulation and training product line last year at ITEC 2015 in Prague. The TREALITY® brand promotes the design, development, manufacture and world-wide support of market leading, high-performance visual systems for military and commercial simulation solutions.
Esterline Simulation Visual Systems offers the industry’s broadest array of simulation display products. These products include a variety of collimated displays, the world’s highest performing 360-degree rear-projection domes, standard and custom front-projection displays, and the first truly deployable dome with a seamless screen. User-friendly projector control and alignment systems make the display operation simple and easy. TREALITY® Simulation Visual Systems are used in flight, maritime, air traffic control, driving, ground warfare, and firearms simulators as well as a variety of research applications. All TREALITY® products are supported by a full complement of services, including design, project management, installation, integration, and worldwide maintenance.
Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL) is an international, specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, Wash., that employs about 13,000 people worldwide.
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