BAE Systems just unveiled its latest combat pilot’s Striker II HMD helmet, with Superior Tracking and Night Vision.
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The BAE Systems Striker II HMD helmet-mounted display (HMD) is based on BAE’s Striker HMD system used in the Typhoon and Gripen fighters.
It provides to combat pilot exceptional night vision combined with target tracking technology.
Joseph Senftle, vice president and general manager for Communications and Controls Solutions at BAE Systems, said:
“As the industry transitions from analogue to digital display solutions, Striker II brings a superior, fully digital capability to multiple platform types. Designed to address evolving mission requirements with advanced digital night vision technology, our new HMD was built to be ‘future proof’ and seamlessly adaptable to technology advancements in the years ahead.”
According to BAE Systems:
Delivering breakthrough abilities for night combat, the Striker II brings its high performance digital night vision camera inside the helmet, which helps reduce g-force effects on the pilot’s head and neck to improve comfort, and eliminates the need to manually configure and adjust night vision goggle (NVG) hardware for day-to-night transitions.
This next-generation HMD also includes a cutting-edge tracking system that ensures the pilot’s exact head position and the aircraft computer system are continuously in sync, reducing problems common to other HMDs.
source BAE Systems