SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG.
Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) has issued tenders for procurement of 3 units of 20 x 8 multi-touch screen Large Area Display (LAD) for the LCA-AF Mk2 program. as per tender documents that idrw.org has gone through, as set a requirement for a led backlight based AMLCD and AMOLED based display technology that complies with MIL-STD and DO-160 environmental and EMI/EMC, weighing not more than 10 kgs from Indian vendors.
LAD should also have features to have 2–4 screens to be combined for split-screen and picture-in-picture with zoom capabilities and allows the pilot with a highly configurable display that allows for customized views.
The winning vendor has to deliver 3 units within two months of the contract being awarded to the company that confirms that this will be used on the first two pre-production units and one kept has a backup unit in the LCA-AF Mk2 jet that will be used for developmental and user trials before it enters production. ADA has promised the first rollout of the first LCA-AF Mk2 jet will be carried out by August 2022 and the first flight by August 2023.
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