NBAA—ORLANDO, Fla., 23 Oct. 2014. Gulfstream Aerospace officials selected Elbit Systems of America LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems, to deliver its Kollsman Enhanced Vision System - Superior Performance (EVS-SP) for the new Gulfstream G500 and G600 business aircraft.
Enhanced Vision System - Superior Performance uses cutting-edge, digital, high-resolution infrared sensor technology to enable taxi, takeoff, and landing operations in various weather situations in accordance with all applicable FAA/EASA/ICAO EVS operational and certification regulations.
Elbit's Kollsman EVS-SP includes new features and improvements such as high resolution and digital video for a crisp, clear image, a single LRU design for easy installation, and lighter total system weight to improve aircraft efficiency.
EVS is a key component to FAA Next Gen and EASA SESAR airspace optimization. The system is applicable for fixed and rotary wing aircraft and is expected to be fully certified in mid-2015.
EVS-SP represents Elbit Systems of America's continued commitment to maintain its EVS leadership through continuous development and certification of industry leading EVS products that raise the bar for performance and operational improvements to aircraft owners and operators.
Elbit Systems of America is a provider of high-performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the commercial aviation, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and medical instrumentation markets.
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence (SIGINT) systems, data links and communications systems and radios. The company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.