Elbit Systems of America's Digital Eye Piece Display Provides Night Vision Cueing Capabilities to JHMCS

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Feb 23, 2016, 08:49 ET from Elbit Systems of America

FORT WORTH, Texas, February 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Recognizing the aviator's need for advanced nighttime cueing and display capabilities, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., is showcasing its Digital Eye Piece (DEP) during the 32nd Annual Air Force Association Air Warfare and Technology Exposition. These technologies, developed in cooperation with Rockwell Collins through the joint venture RCEVS, will be on display at Rosen Shingle Creek, Booth 301, Orlando, FL, on February 24-26.

Since introducing the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS), Elbit Systems of America has provided aviators with over 20 years of proven day cueing technology. Now, Elbit Systems of America advances this technology with the DEP, a lightweight night vision cueing and display solution for the JHMCS helmet mounted display system. This next-gen solution brings daytime cueing and display capabilities into night operations without the need for costly upgrades, modifications or any changes to the aircraft and software. The DEP is an affordable solution that meets the operational needs of military aviators and is plug-and-play with currently fielded JHMCS helmets.

"Our plug-and-play capability fits seamlessly into currently fielded night vision devices, driving costs down and bringing crucial JHMCS day capabilities into nighttime operations, as it should be" said Raanan Horowitz, president and chief executive officer, Elbit Systems of America. "Pilots will now have the ability to transition easily from day to night configuration while in flight, enabling mission completion from dusk to dawn."

In addition to the DEP, Elbit Systems of America will also be displaying the Digital JHMCS (DJHMCS). This upgraded system provides aviators with immediate and accurate recognition of friendly units, threats, and unknown targets, giving the aircrew a comprehensive view of the entire battle-space. Already in full production, DJHMCS is a backwards compatible system that provides the same performance and increases growth capabilities.

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About Elbit Systems of America, LLC  
Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the commercial aviation, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and medical instrumentation markets.  With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States.  Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT), a global electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: http://www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter .

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Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber-based systems. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.

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