USMC Contract for 32 Universal Avionics Displays on KC-130T Fleet Awarded to Aero Dynamix Inc.
Night Vision Imaging System-Compatible MFD-640 Multi-Function Display
TUCSON, AZ – The United States Marine Corps (USMC) Reserve has selected Universal Avionics MFD-640 Multi-Function Display for their fleet of KC-130T aircraft. The contract for 32 displays was awarded by the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River Maryland to Aero Dynamix Inc., who will modify the displays for Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) compatibility and deliver to the customer in support of their aircraft modification program.
The MFD-640 offers a convenient, versatile and powerful solution for the customer. It supports the display of weather radar, Flight Management System (FMS) data, Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS), synthetic vision, traffic, lightning and video.
“Our ability to leverage COTS products and technology in support of DoD/Military aircraft avionics upgrades continues to be one of the key capabilities that we provide with our products,” said Bob Sanchez, Universal Avionics Military and Government Program Development Manager – USA and Latin America. “The KC-130T is a high-value asset for the USMC Reserves and we, along with our industry partner, Aero Dynamix Inc., are extremely fortunate to provide this safety and situational awareness enhancement to their airlift/tanker fleet,” he added.
“the contract is further evidence of our continued partnership with Universal Avionics and our unwavering support of our US military forces” said Tonka Hufford, Chief Operating Officer for Aero Dynamix, Inc.
“We are always proud to upgrade great products with our latest technology NVIS modifications, greatly increasing the operators overall operational safety and awareness”
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About Universal Avionics
Universal Avionics is a leading manufacturer of innovative avionics systems offered as retrofit and forward-fit solutions for the largest diversification of aircraft types in the industry. Markets served include Government/ Military, Business, Special Missions, Helicopter, Airline (regional/commercial) and OEM. To learn more about Univ
About Aero Dynamix
Aero Dynamix, Inc. (ADI)is the industry leader and principle innovator of integrated Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) solutions for both commercial and military aircraft. ADI specializes in fully integrated NVIS lighting systems designed to meet Night Vision Goggle (NVG)compatibility requirements while optimizing both nighttime and daylight readability performance. ADI has earned 31 Supplemental Type Certificates (STC’s) covering 41 different aircraft models and subsequently achieved foreign STC validation on (6) EASA, (1) JCAB, and (1) TCCA validations, (3) ANAC STC’s. ADI has completed over 1200 NVIS lighting system modifications on Helicopter and fixed wing platforms. ADI headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Euless, Texas.
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