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Paris Air Show: Striker II from testbed to head

28th June 2017 - 11:02 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Paris


BAE Systems showcased for the first time a new modified version of its Striker II Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) at Paris Air Show last week.

Striker II has been developed further to include enhanced requirements set out by rotary-wing pilots, according to Nigel Kidd, director of head mounted displays at BAE Systems, who provided development details behind the new technologies incorporated into the system.

The HMD features two night vision cameras, one mounted on either side of the helmet, next to the eyes; different to the ‘cyclops’ camera usually placed on the front of the helmet. The new placement of

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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