ITEC 2016: Esterline Simulation Visual Systems Wins Contract With Thales To Perform Maintenance Of Visual Display Systems For French Naval Academy Ship Bridge Simulators
(ITEC – London, England, May 17, 2016) Esterline Simulation Visual Systems, a new business of Esterline Corporation, has been awarded a three-year contract by Thales to perform the maintenance of the visual display system on six ship bridge simulators for the French Navy. Four of the ship bridges are located at the French Naval Academy in Lanvéoc; and the French naval bases in Toulon and Brest each have one ship bridge. As part of the maintenance contract, Esterline will also upgrade the visual display system of two of the six simulators.
Five of the ship bridge simulators are equipped with an Esterline ten-channel, front projected TREALITY® visual display system.
Mark Saturno, vice president of worldwide sales, Esterline Simulation Visual Systems, said: “We are very pleased to support Thales and the French Navy with this maintenance program. Our TREALITY® visual display systems are deployed around the globe for a variety of high-performance maritime, air and ground applications.”
Esterline Simulation Visual Systems announced the launch of its new TREALITY® brand of products at ITEC 2015. Formerly the Training & Simulation products business of Belgium-based Barco N.V., which Esterline acquired in early 2015, the new TREALITY® product brand is synonymous with the design, development, manufacture and world-wide support of market leading, high-performance visual systems for military and commercial flight simulation and training.
TREALITY® products include the world’s highest contrast and resolution, 360-degree rear projection display, a variety of large field of view collimated displays, and the first deployable display with a roll-up, seamless spherical screen. TREALITY® Simulation Visual Systems are used in flight, maritime, air traffic control, driving, ground warfare and firearms simulators as well as a variety of simulation visualization applications. TREALITY® displays are renowned for their image clarity of daytime scenes and high-quality, night-time and stimulated NVG scenes. User-friendly projector control and alignment systems make the display operation simple and easy. TREALITY® Simulation Visual Systems are supported by a full complement of services, including: design project management, installation, integration and maintenance on a world-wide basis.
Esterline Corporation (NYSE: ESL www.esterline.com) is an international, specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, Wash., that employs about 13,000 people worldwide. The Esterline Avionics Systems business platform is recognized for its CMC Electronics brand of innovative cockpit systems integration and avionics solutions. The new TREALITY® brand of Simulation Vision Systems (www.esterline.com/TREALITY) adds best-in-class technology and synergies within the Avionics Systems business platform.