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Collins-Elbit JV wins contract to supply US Navy with helmet-mounted cueing system

7th September 2023 - 11:00 GMT | by Damian Kemp in London


CEVS has developed a new Zero-G HMDS+ display system. (Photo: Elbit Systems of America)

Ahead of DSEI 2023, Collins Elbit Vision Systems (CEVS) has released details of its new Zero-G HMDS+ helmet mounted display system and announced it has been awarded a $16 million development contract from the US Navy (USN) for the Improved Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (IJHMCS).

CEVS, a joint venture between Collins Aerospace and Elbit Systems of America, stated that the IJHMC award makes the USN the launch customer for Zero-G HMDS+ but the contract is only for six displays and associated equipment and is a precursor to a full contract competition for fleet-wide systems.

The company said Zero-G HMDS+ is a clean sheet design that leverages a binocular waveguide to provide a high-resolution colour image using compliant software designed to easily interface with the open systems architecture found in its future weapon systems.

The USN contract will see CEVS supply six HMDs, six spare visors, three cockpit

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Damian Kemp


Damian Kemp

Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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