PARIS, June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon is featuring its AWARE line of advanced situational awareness products at the International Paris Air Show. The Advanced Warfighter Awareness for Real-time Engagement (AWARE) systems use cutting-edge helmet, cockpit and vehicle-mounted smart displays to give air and ground warfighters intuitive networking capability.
New and existing AWARE systems at the Paris Air Show include the multifunction Center Display Unit (CDU) for F-16 aircraft. Raytheon's CDU is certified by the U.S. Air Force as the F-16's Primary Flight Reference. The Helmet Mounted Integrated Targeting system is also being shown with the CDU demonstration.
Being demonstrated as well is the new Joint Tactical Air Controller system prototype for dismounted soldiers and the highly successful soldier-worn Aviation Warrior system with eye-level monocle display and 3D Audio.
"With our AWARE product line, our customers are able to cost effectively upgrade and significantly increase the situational awareness capabilities of their existing platforms," said John D. Harris, Raytheon Company vice president and general manager of the company's Intelligence, Information and Services business.
"With the global reach of the Paris Air Show," he added, "we are also demonstrating the AWARE family of innovative ruggedized computer display systems for ground vehicles, which keep ground and airborne warfighters connected."
About Raytheon AWARE
Advanced Warfighter Awareness for Real-time Engagement is a family of advanced products designed to maintain full situational awareness for pilots and dismounted soldiers.
Raytheon Company, with 2012 sales of $24 billion and 68,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 91 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @raytheon.
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