- Ultra-high resolution, brightness and contrast brings enhanced realism in training
- Open-systems architecture enables easy upgrades and modifications for a more customized training experience
- New customer agreements call for 20 Griffin-2 systems for the next five years
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Dec. 1, 2020) – Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX) today announced that its new Griffin™-2 visual display system (VDS) is set to launch with two undisclosed fast-jet programs in the Asia-Pacific region. The company has received orders for 20 systems over the next five years, and continued support through 2030.
Building on the success of its Griffin™ rear-projected dome, the Griffin™-2 features ultrahigh resolution, brightness and contrast for an unparalleled 360-degree immersive training experience for military fast-jets. The VDS is designed with an open architecture that enables customers to use multiple projector types and easily modify and upgrade the system for more tailored exercises. The new system offers a completely integrated display and image generator at a lower acquisition cost with reduced life-cycle costs.
“With a 10-year legacy of display-system experience, Collins Aerospace knows the critical role that the VDS plays in training fast-jet pilots and we continued to enhance our offerings with the latest technology and simplified design,” states Nick Gibbs, vice president and general manager, Simulation Solutions & Services, Collins Aerospace. “The Griffin™-2 takes fast-jet training to the next level with increased performance and provides the warfighter the highest fidelity of training in the market.”
About Collins Aerospace
Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. For more information, visit CollinsAerospace.com.
About Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. With 195,000 employees and four industry-leading businesses ― Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense ― the company delivers solutions that push the boundaries in avionics, cybersecurity, directed energy, electric propulsion, hypersonics, and quantum physics. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.