At 1Q 2020 CC on May 14,2020 eMagin announced a new US helicopter program (the current one is Apache) -
We received an order for a custom display assembly for a major U.S. Army helicopter upgrade program where we are replacing another display. Deliveries for this program are expected to begin by fourth quarter and run until 2022. We also finalized the design of a new custom display for a new U.S. helicopter helmet program and had delivered the prototypes. This is expected to be a multi-year program with the first displays shipped in Q2.
March 5, 2019 at 7:00 AM EST
U.S. Army Awards Elbit Systems of America Contract for Common Helmet Mounted Display
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems of America, LLC, (NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT), was recently awarded a five-year Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity contract by the United States Army to provide a wide field of view Common Helmet Mounted Display (CHMD) system. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, with deliveries starting within 15 months.
This full color CHMD will be part of the U.S. Army's Air Soldier System, used by helicopter flight crews to provide day and night enhanced situational awareness and survivability in all flight conditions. It will be fully-integrated into the Elbit Systems' Helmet Display and Tracker System used onboard the U.S. Army's CH-47F Chinook and the UH-60L/M/V Black Hawk fleets.
Timelines match .
Elbit "deliveries starting within 15 months" from March 5 2019 would put the last starting delivery date as June 5, 2020 .
eMagin's "first displays shipped in Q2" (past tense) as announced on May 14, 2020. So between April 1 & May 15, 2020 .
Both are multiyear -
Elbit -" five-year Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity contract"
eMagin - "This is expected to be a multi-year program"
Future - Elbit X-Sight
Bringing F-35 Technology to the Rotorcraft World
Defense-Update had the opportunity to test Elbit Systems’ brand new X-Sight helmet display system at the company’s closed exhibit at the Paris Airshow. X-Sight brings the F-35 display, and image fusion technology to cockpits of future helicopters, such as Future Attack & Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) and Future Vertical Lift (FVL), both families are expected to appear in the US and European market in the next decade.