Aydin Displays Selected by Rockwell Collins( ATLANTA, October 23, 2006 ) -- Video Display Corporation (NASDAQ:VIDE) announces that its Aydin Displays, Inc. subsidiary has been selected by aerospace supplier Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) to provide rugged Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Flat Panel Displays for a new system being supplied to the Air Force by Rockwell Collins.
The system will replace both Air Force and Navy fixed and deployable alert communications facilities. This program will provide an upgraded networked infrastructure incorporating improved capabilities for aircrew alerting, message handling, and supporting communications links.
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Rockwell Collins, the prime contractor for the awarded program, selected Aydin Displays' Model 4520, a 20.1" rugged AMLCD COTS Flat Panel Display which commands superior display performance characteristics, while being able to perform in severe military environments.
The total contract requirement exceeds two hundred Aydin flat panel displays valued at nearly $2 million. The displays are scheduled for deliveries over a three to four year period. Deliveries of prototype units are scheduled for immediate shipment.
Source : Video Display Corporation