JSF Helmet Display Awarded to Elbit, Collins

 - June 16, 2009, 7:06 AM

Vision Systems International, a joint venture between Elbit Systems and Rockwell Collins, has received a $54.1 million contract to begin production of Gen II helmet-mounted display systems for the F-35 Lightning II. Lockheed Martin awarded VSI the contract to deliver 52 displays and 30 aircraft shipsets. These HMDS components cover the requirements for Lots 1, 2 and 3 of F-35 low-rate initial production. It has also received funding for the Pilot Fit Facility at the F-35’s first operational base at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.