Rockwell Collins launches next-generation Griffin™-2 visual system for immersive military fast-jet training

Griffin-2 visual system

The Griffin™-2 visual system for fast-jet training brings ultra high definition (UHD) for optimal fidelity, resolution, lower acquisition and life-cycle cost compared to other systems. Click to enlarge

  • Open architecture enables use of multiple projector types
  • Designed for customized training experiences
  • Low acquisition and life-cycle cost

ORLANDO, Florida (Nov. 26, 2018) – Rockwell Collins has launched Griffin™-2, the next-generation of the company’s industry-leading 360-degree visual system for military fast-jet simulated training. The announcement took place at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), taking place this week.

Featuring a non-faceted, completely smooth-surfaced visual dome, the Griffin-2 is built on an open architecture that allows the use of multiple projector types. This means that ultra high definition (UHD) commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology can now be utilized for optimal fidelity, resolution, and a lower acquisition and life-cycle cost compared to other systems.

In addition, the modular design of the Griffin-2 makes it adaptable for any fast-jet aircraft type, including new and emerging aircraft platforms.

“The Griffin-2 provides a dramatic leap forward in pilot training value through significantly improved scene realism, allowing for better recognition of targets and detail, which ultimately leads to more effective training,” said Nick Gibbs, vice president and general manager, Simulation and Training Solutions for Rockwell Collins. “With decades of success in the fast-jet training market, Rockwell Collins is continuing to lead the way with the Griffin-2, which will provide fourth and fifth-generation fighter pilots the most realistic and immersive training experience available.”

Rockwell Collins’ Griffin systems represent a significant portion of the worldwide fast-jet training installed base and are currently used in F-35 Lightning II, F-16, Eurofighter Typhoon and the Aermacchi M-346 training programs.

About Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a leader in aviation and high-integrity solutions for commercial and military customers around the world. Every day we help pilots safely and reliably navigate to the far corners of the earth; keep warfighters aware and informed in battle; deliver millions of messages for airlines and airports; and help passengers stay connected and comfortable throughout their journey. As experts in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, cabin interiors, information management, mission communications, and simulation and training, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of products and services that can transform our customers’ futures. To find out more, please visit www.rockwellcollins.com.

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