Friday, February 22, 2013

L-3 Link to build F-16 Block 52 FMT for Iraqi Air Force

L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) has-been Awarded a contract to build two F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 52 full Mission Trainer (FMT) systems for the Iraqi Air Force.

Awarded by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Represents the contract the first-ever military simulator dirty to Iraq.

L-3 Electronic Systems Group president Steve Kantor Said the company's contract REAFFIRMS the commitment to Diversify business icts, both, and Commercially Internationally.

L-3 Link President Lenny Genna said: "Our immersive, high-definition simulation solution will enable [the] Iraqi Air Force F-16 pilots to gain training credit equivalent to live training while Conducting pilot new and advanced skills training."

Integrated with the company's HD World integrated simulation product line, the FMT is designed to Provide F-16 pilots with highly-realistic and relevant training environments fighter Within a geo-specific visual system database of Iraq.

Equipped with high-definition databases, image generation systems, SimuSphere HD-9 visual displays and physics-based processing technology, the simulator supports basic and advanced pilot training task, tactics validation and mission rehearsal.

L-3's helmet mounted cueing joined simulated system (JHMCS) Provides a 360 ° view in-flight information to enable the pilot to practice control of aircraft targeting systems and the sensors.

More than 140 F-16 training devices Have Been Delivered by the company to the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and ten foreign militaries, since the 1970s.

Manufacturing share of work as the contract is scheduled to be Carried out the company's facility in Arlington, Texas, U.S., while the delivery schedule HAS beens not disclosed by the company.

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