Aero Simulation Announces Subcontract for E-2C OFT Modification and UpgradeTampa, Florida - Aero Simulation, Inc. (ASI) has been selected by Rockwell Collins to support a major modification and upgrade of the U.S. Navy's existing E-2C Operational Flight Trainers (OFTs), Device 2F110 located at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia (VA), and Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC), Point Mugu, California (CA).
Under the program, ASI will perform a number of modifications to each trainer, including replacement of the Host Computer, Control Loading, Instructor/Operator, Audio Communications and Aural Cueing Systems, CNS/ATM upgrades, redesign of the Input/Output Interface System, Aerodynamic (Aero) modeling, replacement of the existing motion systems with a motion/vibration system and the implementation of Information Assurance controls. Each trainer will be modified in ASI's recently expanded 52,000 square foot Tampa facility.
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"ASI is extremely pleased with the confidence the U.S. Navy continues to place in our team's ability to fully satisfy E-2 flight training requirements" said Dr. Michael McCarthy, ASI's President. "Our excellent past performance for the E-2 and C-2A communities and our best value solution for this major upgrade program clearly provided the foundation for this important award. We're very excited to continue our work as a Principal Subcontractor to Rockwell Collins and look forward to our successful deliveries in support of the Navy's E-2 training requirements."
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Source : Aero Simulation Inc.