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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Raytheon Awarded Army HMD Contract

Raytheon Technical Services, together with teammate Thales Visionix Inc. (TVI), has won a $3.5 million award for the engineering and manufacturing development of Common Helmet Mounted Display (CHMD) systems for the U.S. Army's Air Soldier Program.

Under the contract, the RTSC/TVI team will perform systems engineering to adapt TVI's popular Scorpion helmet mounted display for installation on the HGU-56/P helmet for use in Army helicopter applications. The contract award was made by the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office Soldier, and the work will be performed in Indianapolis, Ind., and Aurora, Ill.

"This award illustrates the capabilities we've achieved and the progress we've made in offering our customers a full suite of superior integrated situational awareness products and services," said Rudy Lewis, vice president of Customized Engineering and Depot Support for RTSC.

Pete Roney, president, Thales Visionix Inc., added, "Our advanced, full-color and affordable helmet mounted display will provide air soldiers with the tactical and operational information platform they need today and well into the future."

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