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QuadA2012: Rockwell advances synthetic vision upgrade

2nd April 2012 - 14:19 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Nashville, US

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Rockwell Collins is flight testing a synthetic vision upgrade to its Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) in an attempt to prove the maturity of the system to the US Army.

Daniel Toy, Rockwell Collins principal marketing manager for rotary wing solutions, said that the company had recently carried out flight tests on an army UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter to further develop the CAAS synthetic vision capability, which provides a 3D synthetic view of the external environment.

The technology is based on capabilities developed for the company’s commercial Pro Line Fusion product line but with the improved resolution required for army

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