The Collins Aerospace EP-80 is a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) PC image generator product family that provides high performance at a lower cost. It delivers many of the advanced features of higher-priced systems, such as advanced weather effects, night vision and infrared sensors, realistic battlefield smoke and helicopter rotor wash. EP-80 is scalable and available in multiple configurations.
The EP-80 fully leverages the latest COTS PC and graphics technologies to provide scalable performance from desktop brief/debrief stations to full field-of-regard simulators. It employs breakthrough second generation EP2™ real-time software to provide fully correlated, single source environment domains.
The EP-80 also provides compatibility across the complete line of EP image generators, enabling customers to combine less demanding training devices with high performance systems, yielding various levels of training that share common real-time software, databases and host interfaces.