|Object Name:||Presentation glass model for the 10,000th HUD|
|Platform(s):||F-16C/D Fighting Falcon|
|Year of Manufacture:||1993|
Width (mm): 100
Height (mm): 110
Depth (mm): 170
Weight (g): 1,620
|Location:||Displays' Meet & Demo Room|
The 10,000th Head Up Display
Lockheed Ft. Worth Company
Rt. Hon. John Major, Prime Minister
26th March 1993
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.