Military Embedded Systems

B-1 Bomber avionics displays to get upgrade from Rockwell Collins


September 17, 2012

John McHale

Editorial Director

Military Embedded Systems

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Boeing officials selected Rockwell Collins to deliver high-resolution 6-by-8-inch color cockpit displays for Air Force B-1 Bomber aircraft. The $21 million contract is part of the Air Force’s Integrated Battle Station Program.

This upgrade is part of a series of aircraft upgrades to retrofit 25-year-old avionics, such as monochrome Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) displays, with new Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display (AMLCD) technology in aft and forward cockpits.

This contract is a follow-up to a development contract won previously by Rockwell Collins.


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