Australian industry delivers 1000th F-35 infrared imagery capability

August 31, 2020

The Australian arm of Collins Aerospace has delivered the 1000th 360-degree situational awareness system for the global F‑35 Joint Strike Fighter Program to the United States, marking a significant milestone for the program. The Electro-Optical Distributed Aperture System (EODAS) optical assembly is the eyes of the aircraft, providing the pilot with a 360-degree spherical view of their surroundings.

Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said the milestone demonstrates the world-class manufacturing capability of the Australian defence industry in the F‑35 Joint Strike Fighter Program…


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