HAIFA, Israel, Sept. 10 -- Vision Systems International LLC (VSI) has been awarded an $84.6 million contract by Lockheed Martin Fort Worth to develop VSI's advanced helmet-mounted display (HMD) systems for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). VSI is jointly owned by EFW Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems, and Kaiser Electronics, a Rockwell Collins company.
VSI will develop and deliver the display units to support JSF development and integration laboratories, JSF simulators and JSF flight-test platforms. The contract also includes options for technology refreshment and operational test and ealuation spares. Full production contracts for more than 3000 HMD systems in support of the JSF production are expected to follow.
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