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SAAB selects Rockwell Collins' avionics for Gripen Demonstrator program

Rockwell Collins has been selected by SAAB to supply a suite of avionics for the new Gripen Demonstrator program. 

"Our expanded role for the Gripen Demonstrator program reflects a high degree of customer satisfaction for our performance on the JAS-39, as well as our reputation for providing world-class cockpit solutions for fighter aircraft," stated Bernard Loth, vice president and general manager of Rockwell Collins International Operations. "We look forward to delivering cockpit systems that significantly complement and enhance Gripen's evolving technology insertion program."

Rockwell Collins currently provides its Head up Display System (HUD), ARN-147 Very High Frequency (VHF) Omni Ranging/Instrument Landing System (VOR/ILS) receiver, and ARN-153 Tactical Air Navigation system (TACAN) to the Gripen. On the new Gripen Demonstrator program, Rockwell Collins has significantly increased its content to include Flight Management Computers that feature data transfer and switching, video processing capabilities, and three advanced six-inch by eight-inch Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display (AMLCD) color Head Down Displays (HDD).

This expansion in content on the demonstrator program for the premiere Swedish fighter reflects Rockwell Collins' growing presence in the European market. The work will continue over a three-year period at Rockwell Collins' facilities in the U.S. and Europe, and at SAAB's headquarters located in Linköping, Sweden.

 

Press release issued by Rockwell Collins Inc. on June 19, 2007

 

 Contact details from our directory:
Rockwell Collins Inc. Head-Up Displays, Radio Communications Equipment, Moving Maps, Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS), LCD Displays, Engine Indicator Instruments, Cabin Management Systems, Automatic Flight Control Systems, Inflight Entertainment, Automatic Direction Finders, Cabin Address Systems, Autopilots, Radar/Radio Altimeters, Distance Measuring Equipment, VOR (Omnirange) Receivers, Avionics Management Systems, Air-to-Ground Data Links, Multi-Mode Receivers (MMR), Engine Control Quadrants, Control Panels, Aircraft & Helicopter Controllers, Collision Avoidance Systems/TCAS, Helmet-Mounted Displays (HMD), Weather Mapping Radar, Inertial Components & Systems, Attitude and Heading Reference Systems, Navigation Antennas, Transceivers, Flight Recorders, Cockpit Printers, Flight Directors, Flight Management Systems, Electronic Flight Instrument Systems, Air Data Computers, Onboard Computers, UAV Control Software, GPS, Simulation Systems, Surveillance/Air Defense Radar, Engine Controls, Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems, Horizontal Situation Indicator, Instrument Landing Systems, Command, Control & Intelligence Systems, Airborne Communication Systems
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 Related aircraft programs:
Saab JAS 39 Gripen

 

 Related directory sectors:
Navigation Aids (Airborne)
Indicators and Instruments
Flight and Data Management
Communications (Airborne)

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