Rockwell Collins Rolls Out First Mission Computer for Airbus Helicopter Weapon System

Rockwell Collins has supplied its FMC-4212 mission computer to Airbus‘ helicopters business unit to support the latter’s onboard weapon system program.

Airbus’ HForce weapon system works to convert of any of the company’s commercial helicopters into a military aircraft, Rockwell Collins said Tuesday.

Claude Alber, Rockwell Collins vice president and managing director for Europe, Middle East and Africa, said FMC-4212 will help Airbus install HForce in a range of models and setups.

The mission computer is designed to feature multi-core processing power with real-time video processing functions that support applications such as medical evacuation operations as well as the installation of any military weapon system.

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