Teledyne Awarded E-6B Contract

By Tish Drake | December 9, 2009
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Teledyne Controls, of El Segundo, Calif., was awarded a $5 million contract by sub-contractor L-3 Communications to supply the flight data acquisition system, ground-based flight data monitoring tools and flight training simulator crew debriefing station for the U.S. Navy E-6B Mercury aircraft. As part of the contract awarded to Boeing by the U.S. Navy to upgrade their fleet of 16 E-6Bs, Teledyne will provide its Digital Flight Data Acquisition Unit (DFDAU), along with a suite of ground-based applications including AirFASE for flight data monitoring and analysis, Vision for 3D flight visualization and event investigation, and ReVision for digital flight crew briefing and debriefing. Delivery of the systems is expected to start in 2010.

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