Tuesday, June 16, 2009
VSI Signs HMD Contracts
Vision Systems International (VSI), a joint venture between Elbit Systems Ltd. and Rockwell Collins, said Tuesday it has received several new contracts with a total value of more than $54.1 million relating to the F-35 aircraft. The contracts received from Lockheed Martin Corporation, include the delivery of 52 F-35 Helmet Mounted Displays and 30 additional aircraft systems. VSI also received initial funding for the Pilot Fit Facility Standup at Eglin Air Force Base for the F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System program. Delivery under the contracts will begin this year and continue through 2012, the company said.