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DSEI 2015: BAE Systems strikes again with advanced helmet

15th September 2015 - 18:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London


A new generation helmet-mounted display system (HMDS) manufactured by BAE Systems has begun trials to assess the capabilities of the integrated night-vision technology.

The latest Striker II HMDS tests pave the way for the ‘fully digitial’ system to be eventually integrated with the Eurofighter Typhoon and other high-end platforms.

The night flight trials have been conducted from BAE Systems’ Military Air & Information business in Warton, Lancashire, and have included flights over dimly-lit locations such as the Peak District and well-lit urban areas. 

The aircraft used was a two-seat Tranche 1 Typhoon.

Speaking to reporters at the DSEI exhibition in

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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