Saab To Provide Targo Helmet-Mounted Display For Swedish, Brazilian Gripen Fighters

November 7, 2016 @ 01:13 PM

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for an advanced helmet mounted display (HMD) system, ‘Targo. The new system will be used for the Swedish Air Forces Gripen E fighter aircraft

BAE Systems Declares New Striker II Pilot Helmet Ready For Eurofighter Typhoon...

July 12, 2016 @ 09:28 AM

BAE Systems has successfully completed further trials of its most advanced fighter pilot helmet, Striker II Helmet-Mounted Display (HMD) at the Companys UK site. This was the second phase of trials to integrate the HMD systems technology with the Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet

Thales To Supply Scorpion Helmet Display For Spanish EF-18 Fighter Jets

May 12, 2016 @ 09:02 AM

The Spanish Ministry of Defence will equip the Boeing EF-18 Growler aircraft with 80 Thales Scorpion Helmet Mounted Cueing Systems (HMCS). These HMCS will be installed in the aircraft during the course of 2016 and 2017, once the operational qualification phase and air-to-air (A2A) and air-to-ground (A2G) tests have been completed

Rockwell Collins To Repair US Air Force F-15, F-16 Helmet Mounted Cueing...

April 14, 2016 @ 10:54 AM

Rockwell Collins-ESA Vision Systems has been awarded a $20 million contract for repair of the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) for the US Air Force F-15 and F-16 fighter jets. Contractor will consolidate Air Force F-15, F-16, and foreign military sales repair support for JHMCS into one individual five-year contract...

China Debuts High-Tech Soldiers’ Helmet

September 22, 2015 @ 03:34 PM

China's new-generation helmet debuted in the China-Malaysia joint military exercise currently underway. According to photos of the Peace and Friendship 2015 joint military exercise, although China's new-type helmet is only equipped with a pair of goggles, a cuttlebone is installed in front of the helmet and the night-vision goggle installation is...

BAE Systems Tech to Do Away With Earphones For Soldiers

September 9, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

BAE Systems has developed a prototype communication device to improve soldier safety by using bodys natural ability to transmit sound through bone conduction and do away with earphones. “The prototype system will harness the body's natural ability to transmit sound through bone conduction, transferring messages directly from the soldiers helmet to the inner ear

Rockwell Collins Delivers Gen III F-35 Mounted Display System

August 12, 2015 @ 09:02 AM

Rockwell Collins has delivered the first Gen III F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS) to Lockheed Martin Today. Rockwell Collins, through its joint venture, Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems LLC, is providing the F-35 HMDS to help pilots situational awareness by allowing them to look through the airframe, the company said in a statement

Poorly Equipped Chinese Soldiers Wear Underwear With Strings: Claims Newspaper Article

December 10, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Chinese soldiers are so poorly equipped that they wear underwear with strings rather than elastic bands and their full equipment may not exceeds the price of two iPhones, according to the Guangzhou based Southern Weekly. The article published on December 4 says that Chinese soldiers wear World War II type steel helmets while American soldiers helmets are made of lightweight kevlar meant to absorb small arms fire

Software Defined Radios For Russian Armed Forces

October 20, 2014 @ 09:39 AM

The Russian Armed Forces will be equipped with software defined radio communication systems, Maj. Gen

Saab Presents Next Gen Carl Gustaf M4 At AUSA 2014

October 14, 2014 @ 09:52 AM

Saab will present the newly-developed next generation Carl Gustaf M4 at the 2014 Association of the U.S

Elbit To Supply Apache Aviator Integrated Helmets To US Army

October 13, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Elbit Systems was awarded a $12.7 million contract to provide Apache Aviator Integrated Helmets (AAIH) to the United States Army, the company said in a statement Sunday

TAR-Ideal To Showcase TL5 Personal Marker For Protection From Friendly Fire At...

October 6, 2014 @ 11:46 AM

TAR-Ideal Concepts will introduce the TL5 Pro, a personal marker with adjustable visibility range for the protection of soldiers from friendly fire, at the upcoming AUSA 2014, the company said in a press release. The marker, which is already in use by the Israel Defence Forces (IDF), is invisible to the naked eye in infrared mode