Elbit Systems

December 1, 2008 - 6:44am

West Star Aviation announced the completion of flight testing in a customer Challenger 604 of a Kollsman enhanced-vision system at the company’s Grand Junction, Colo. modification center.

October 31, 2008 - 11:29am

Embraer has selected the Kollsman enhanced-vision system II (EVS II) from Elbit Systems of America for the Lineage 1000.

October 7, 2008 - 1:53pm

Embraer has selected the Kollsman enhanced-vision system II (EVS II) from Elbit Systems of America for the Lineage 1000. This avionics option will be offered in combination with Rockwell Collins’ head-up guidance system (HGS) 5600E.

October 5, 2008 - 3:42pm

Elbit Systems of America’s (Booth No. 3113) Kollsman general aviation vision system (GAViS)–a head-down enhanced-vision system–is undergoing installation and certification on both the Piaggio Avanti II turboprop twin and Sikorsky S-76 helicopter. GAViS houses an infrared sensor in a single, aerodynamic line-replaceable unit, which allows for easy installation on an aircraft’s exterior.

September 30, 2008 - 6:04am

Elbit Systems U.S. subsidiary Kollsman of Merrimack, N.H., has agreed to pay Innovative Solutions & Support $17 million in damages to settle a lawsuit over stolen air-data computer technology. IS&S filed the lawsuit last year against Kollsman and other parties, including J2 Aviation and Zachary Technologies, accusing the defendants of “misappropriating” IS&S’s air-data technology.

September 9, 2008 - 11:25am

Elbit Systems U.S. subsidiary Kollsman of Merrimack, N.H., has agreed to pay Innovative Solutions & Support $17 million in damages to settle a lawsuit over stolen air-data computer technology. IS&S filed the lawsuit last year against Kollsman and other parties, including J2 Aviation and Zachary Technologies, accusing the defendants of “misappropriating” IS&S’s air-data technology.

July 16, 2008 - 9:57am

The Thales-led Watchkeeper program is on schedule for entry into service with British forces in 2010, having flown for the first time this year in Israel, where Elbit Systems designed and produced the Hermes 450 WK platform. Designated Hermes 450B, it will have a dual payload comprising gimbaled electro-optical/infrared cameras plus a laser target designator, together with a radar in a second gimbaled pod.

July 14, 2008 - 1:58am

Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract valued at some $20 million to supply Hermes 450 UAV systems to an unnamed European country. The order specifies both air vehicles and complementary ground systems, for delivery next year.\

February 18, 2008 - 10:37pm

With no fewer than three on show, the Elbit Hermes 450 outnumbers any other machine type in the static park at Singapore ’08. The UAV has proved a major success for Elbit, with a number of important overseas sales, including to Singapore. The type has now logged more than 70,000 hours–mostly in operations supporting the Israel Defence Force. It can carry a 150-kilogram payload and flies at 16,000 to 18,000 feet.

June 25, 2007 - 9:58am

The Elisra Group is showcasing a wide range of specialist products, from UAV sensors and IR protection systems to a new immune satellite navigation system at its exhibition in the Israel Pavilion. Seventy-percent owned by Elbit Systems, the Elisra Group consists of three principal constituents: Elisra Electronic Systems, Tadiran Electronic Systems and Tadiran-Spectralink.

 
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