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Imaging and Visual Systems

This page draws together highlights and links to all kinds of information related to our sector: Imaging and Visual Systems

Top suppliers

These are the suppliers who are linked to most aircraft programs in our database.

Rockwell Collins Inc. (32 aircraft)
Forward. Vision (19)
Honeywell Aerospace (14)
Honeywell Aerospace Electronic Systems (13)
Garmin International (12)
L-3 WESCAM (10)
FLIR Systems, Inc. (8)
Astronics Max-Viz (7)
Elbit Systems of America Commercial Aviation -Kollsman (6)
Raytheon, Space and Airborne Systems (5)
Telephonics Corporation (4)
UTC Aerospace Systems, ISR Systems (3)
FLIR Systems PolyTech AB (2)
BAE Systems Platform Solutions (2)
AD Aerospace Limited (2)


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Directory of suppliers

The number after each of these 10 Imaging and Visual Systems sub-categories shows how many relevant suppliers are in our directory. Click on the sub-category name to see them listed.

Airborne Reconnaissance Infrared (10)
Cameras (Airborne) (33)
Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) (17)
External & Taxi Aid Camera System (ETACS (4)
FLIR Systems (13)
Multi-Spectral Imaging Systems (1)
Night Vision Equipment (23)
Reconnaissance Radar (9)
Thermal Imaging Equipment (15)
Weather Mapping Radar (12)

Latest press releases

Issued by Imaging and Visual Systems sector companies.

17/10/2016:  Astronics Max-Viz 1400 high resolution Enhanced Vision System certified to DO-160G standards
06/10/2016:  Rockwell Collins HGS and EVS certified on Legacy 450/500
22/09/2016:  Boeing 777X to feature touchscreen flight displays from Rockwell Collins
19/09/2016:  UTC Aerospace Systems' MS-177 sensor is soaring to new heights
01/09/2016:  Rockwell Collins selects CERTON for WXR-2100A Weather Radar software and electronic hardware validation, verification, and tool qualification
12/07/2016:  L-3's MX-15D selected for GA-ASI's Predator XP platform
11/07/2016:  Elbit Systems launches SPECTRO XR: An ultra long-range multi-spectral electro-optic payload system
28/06/2016:  Astronics launches the X1+HR Enhanced Vision System for experimental and homebuilt aircraft
13/06/2016:  GA-ASI Predator C Avenger flies with MS-177 long-range sensor
01/06/2016:  GA-ASI and CBP successfully test airborne detect and avoid system aboard Guardian

See the full news archive for the Imaging and Visual Systems sector.


Latest journal reports

These journal reports feature companies active in the Imaging and Visual Systems sector.

12/05/2008:  Aero: hinge and door production begins
07/03/2008:  Tunisia beckons once more for French manufacturer
04/02/2008:  North Africa is chosen site to produce nose sections
13/11/2007:  PiperJet finalises a cost-effective single engine design to give pilots a 'multi-engine safety feeling'
09/07/2007:  Aircraft manufacturers seek green light for eco development


Supply chain

Suppliers to Imaging and Visual Systems companies: Passive Electronic Components (70) Active Electronic Components (153) Switches (72) Sensors, Transducers & Detectors (215) Electrical Components (247) Avionic Components (178) Indicators and Instruments (253) Windows & Glass (42) Lighting (92) Fibre Optics (44) Fasteners (221) Instruments (5) Electrical/Electronic Connectors (91) Batteries & Accessories (40) Mechanical Components (440) Mechanical Connectors (74) Adhesives (85) Tooling (187) Tools (177) Test Services (222) Test Equipment (412) Actuation (148) Valves (119) Design Software (193) Computer-Aided Testing (69) Plastics (70) Computer Integrated Manufacturing (145) Electrical Power Systems (229) Composites (304) Metals (236) Chemicals (51) Manufacturing Services (236) Production Equipment (255) Production Control (47) Coatings (152) Security (3) Technical Consultants (166) Marketing (63) Professional Services (209) Facilities Services (11) Buildings (2) Trade Organisations (42) Personnel & Training (120)
Imaging and Visual Systems
Customers of Imaging and Visual Systems companies: Airframer (642) Navigation Aids (Airborne) (99) Flight and Data Management (234) Weapons Systems (107)


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General Plastics Manufacturing Co.
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Quintus Technologies
Quintus Technologies is a global leading provider of high pressure fluid cell presses and hydroform deep-draw presses for sheet metal forming

Belden Universal
Specialty universal joints and drive shafts, designed to satisfy even the most rigorous operating criteria. Belden Universal is AS9100C certified.

Dexmet Corporation
Dexmet MicroGrid® an innovative product line that help improve the composite aircraft withstand the rigors of a lightning strike

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