|Category:||Head-Up Display [HUD]|
|Object Type:||Signal/Data Processor|
|Object Name:||HUD Symbol Generator Computer Unit|
|Year of Manufacture:||1992|
Width (mm): 191
Height (mm): 198
Depth (mm): 372
Weight (g): 7,880
|Location:||Rack RAA05 [Main Store]|
Computer Symbol Generator
Ser No C01
Software Standard 7
This is the Computer Symbol Generator which drives the Pilot’s Display Unit. The unit processes data from the aircraft databus to drive low level symbology signals to the PDU.
142 Tornado GR.Mk 1 aircraft were rebuilt to the improved Tornado GR.Mk 4 mid-life upgrade standard with the new Ferranti HUD, new Smiths colour HDD, updated weapon control system, new computer loading system, new digital storage/image generating system for the moving map display, integrated defensive suite, and an interface permitting the carriage of the TIALD pod.