Rockwell Collins wins US Army T-BOS contract
Rockwell Collins has announced that it has been selected to provide additional Transportable Black Hawk Operations Simulators (T-BOS) to the US Army. According to a company statement issued 28 November 2011, the contract is valued at $35 million, and calls for deliveries to be complete by September 2015.
According to Rockwell Collins, the T-BOS capabilities have made it the US Army’s standard deployable training device for the Black Hawk helicopter. It is the only US Army accredited flight training device for the UH-60M aircraft.
T-BOS is a high-fidelity flight simulator capable of being deployed to forward operating bases. Rockwell Collins said the system is air, land and sea transportable and can be ready for training within eight hours of arrival due to its own integral power and environmental control unit. The T-BOS is equipped with UH-60M avionics including Rockwell Collins' cockpit displays.
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