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Presentation glass model for the 10,000th HUD

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C0862
Category: Corporate/Business
Object Type: Trophy/Award
Object Name: Presentation glass model for the 10,000th HUD
Part No: None
Serial No: None
Manufacturer: GEC-Marconi Avionics
Division: Unknown
Platform(s): F-16C/D Fighting Falcon 
Year of Manufacture: 1993
Dimensions:
Width (mm):
100 
Height (mm):
110 
Depth (mm):
170 
Weight (g):
1,620 
Location: Awards Cupboard
Inscription(s):

The 10,000th Head Up Display
presented by
GEC-Marconi Avionics
to the
Lockheed Ft. Worth Company
by
Rt. Hon. John Major, Prime Minister
26th March 1993

Notes:

On the 26th March 1993 the then Prime Minister, John Major (later Sir John Major), visited the Rochester site where he presented the 5,000th Head Up Display for the F-16 to Dr Vance Coffman, Executive Vice-President of Lockheed Martin.

The occasion also marked the manufacture of the 10,000 HUD made by the company and in honour of this both events, the PM and Lockheed Martin were presented with this glass model of the F-16C/D PDU optics.

This model was recently retrieved from the 10 Downing Street archive. Further details can be found in the related items.

The given dimensions are for the glassware alone. In its mid-blue lined, dark-blue box it is 1980g & 208 x 133 x 208 mm.

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