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Rockwell Collins to introduce Coalescence mixed reality training system at Avalon 2017

21 February 2017

GEELONG, Australia (Feb. 21, 2017) - For the first time in the international defense community, Rockwell Collins will introduce Coalescence, a mixed reality training system for air, land and maritime domains at Avalon 2017.

Also at the show, Rockwell Collins will:

Host a Live, Virtual and Constructive (LVC) demonstration connecting its booth in Geelong, Australia, with the companys headquarters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Demonstrate wideband high frequency capability from a ground station to a C-17A aircraft, in coordination with the Royal Australian Air Force.

Announce its contract with Thales Australia to integrate the Digital Terminal Control System into the Integral Computing System of the Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light.

Our strong relationship with the Australian Air Force is the result of working together to create integrated, connected and joint solutions that keep warfighters and citizens safe, said Jim Walker, vice president and managing director, Asia Pacific for Rockwell Collins. We're bringing these capabilities to light at the Avalon Air Show by demonstrating our latest innovations that map to our customers goals of increasing interoperability and cost sensitivity.

At the companys exhibit (Hall 3, Stand F7), experts from Rockwell Collins will be available to discuss and demonstrate key offerings for the following solutions. These include:

Coalescence mixed reality system Mixed reality training for air, land and sea domains

Live, Virtual, Constructive training Comprehensive, interoperable, secure and available today Joint Secure Air combat training System (JSAS)- Next-generation system for secure, tactically relevant operational training featuring certified encryption featuring Multiple Levels of Security that is in production today

Virtual Avionics Procedures Trainer - Provides rotary and fixed-wing crews with a training experience that uses the same avionics display information and operational functionality on the ground as in the air

TacNet Tactical Radio - Vital Link 16 situational awareness communication for small, space-constrained platforms

Wearable FireStorm integrated targeting system Enables joint terminal attack controllers (JTAC) and joint fires observers (JFO) to seamlessly integrate with airborne assets. Flexible, wearable solution for ground targeting, air support and call-for-fire missions.

Network Tactical Gateway Integrated joint fires solution that delivers certified variable message format and Link 16 interoperability

RealFires - an integrated set of capabilities that allows joint terminal attack controllers (JTACs) to train for certification, and allows joint fires operators to rehearse missions

DAS Optical Assembly on display at the F-35 Expo - multifunction infrared system that provides passive, spherical battlespace awareness for F-35 pilots

Wideband High Frequency Communications - Internet protocol, or IP, over wideband high frequency communications for interoperable air, sea and land applications, disaster relief and border protection

About Rockwell CollinsRockwell Collins is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative aviation and high-integrity solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, simulation and training, and information management is delivered by a global workforce, and a service and support network that crosses more than 150 countries. To find out more, please visit

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