Video Display Corporation Announces Simulation Display Contract
ATLANTA, Nov. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Video Display Corporation
(Nasdaq:VIDE), a worldwide leader in providing specialized display solutions
for Broadcast, Industrial, Simulation and Defense applications, today
announced that its Cape Canaveral based VDC Display Systems, Inc. has been
selected as the supplier of the Video Display Units (VDU) for the U.S. Army
Common Driver Training (CDT) by Raydon Corporation of Port Orange, FL.
As part of this effort, VDCDS will provideRaydon with a High Resolution
Visual Display System (HRVDS) that meets and exceeds the requirements for CDT
systems for Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Variants, MRAP mobile and fixed systems,
and Tank Engineering vehicle variants for the Army's Program Executive Office
for Simulation, Trainingand Instrumentations (PEO STRI).
The Visual System, when integrated with RAYDON's Common Driver Trainer system,
will be capable of simulating real world scenarios executing mission
procedures in a tactical environment under normal and degraded conditions. The
CDT system consists of virtual trainers, which will be used to train members
of the armed forces in the operation of the combat vehicles being fielded to
Fort Leonard Wood, MO and to bases in both Korea and Japan, as well as
technical refresh to existing CDTsystems fielded throughout the U.S.
"We at VDC are extremely pleased to have been selected by Raydon Corporation
to supply the display system for this very important program," said Mr. Ron
Ordway, Video Display Corporation CEO and Chairman.
"VDC is gratified to be part of the team and appreciate Raydon's confidence in
selecting VDCDS for this program. The inclusion of our display system in this
program is a prime example of the growing need for low cost high resolution
display solutions in which VDC Display Systems' extensive design and
manufacturing experience of visual display systems play a critical role."
About Video Display Corporation
Video Display Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, distributes,
installs and provides a complete line oftechnologically advanced display
products and systems for military, medical and industrial uses, with emphasis
on high end training and simulation applications.We offer one of the best and
most comprehensive customer support service, from basic components to turnkey
systems used by government, military, space, medical, homeland security and
commercial organizations worldwide.
For more information, visit the Company's web site at www.videodisplay.com
CONTACT: Ronald D. Ordway, Chairman and CEO
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.