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03 October 2016

AUSA 2016: AVENGER Receives New Smart Display

The Esterline Codis SV-126 smart display has been selected by the US Army PEO Missiles and Space, Cruise Missile Defense Systems, working with Boeing, for the turret gunner position on the AN/TWQ-1 AVENGER Air Defence System. The Codis SV-126 display replaces a legacy computing environment that has reached its end of life and allows for greater flexibility in managing technical refresh cycles of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products.

The SV-126 unit is a 10in rugged XGA (1024x768) LED-backlight display with COM Express architecture and Intel mobile multi-core CPUs that enable easy updates to the latest processors. It delivers the graphics and processing power of a rugged computer for high-performance visualisation in a compact footprint.

The AVENGER Air Defence System, designated AN/TWQ-1, is a self-propelled short-range surface-to-air missile system used by the US.Army. It protects ground units against fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, cruise missiles, and unmanned aerial vehicles.