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Elbit supplying F-35 cockpit display replacement

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Richard Tomkins
Elbit Systems of America announced it is developing a Panoramic Cockpit Display Unit for the F-35 Lightening II jet aircraft. Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force
Elbit Systems of America announced it is developing a Panoramic Cockpit Display Unit for the F-35 Lightening II jet aircraft. Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force

June 6 (UPI) -- Elbit Systems of America is developing a cockpit display replacement unit for Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightening II jet aircraft.

Elbit said the value of the award from Lockheed Martin was not in a material amount.

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"Elbit Systems of America continues to demonstrate that we are a trusted and highly-capable partner for the F-35 program," Raanan Horowitz, president and chief executive officer of Elbit Systems of America said. "We are committed to ensuring the success of our customer and the pilots who depend on our equipment to accomplish their mission."

The length of the Technology Refresh 3, Panoramic Cockpit Display Unit contract was not detailed.

Elbit Systems of America's already provides power amplifiers, structures and sustainment work for the F-35. Together with Rockwell Collins, it also provides the F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System, through their joint venture Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems.

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