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Farnborough 2012: Lockheed reveals F-35 HMD upgrade plan

9th July 2012 - 07:00 GMT | by Andrew White in Washington, DC


Lockheed Martin has outlined a three-point upgrade plan for the F-35 Lightning II helmet-mounted display system (HMDS) ahead of a proposed critical design review (CDR) scheduled towards the end of the year, company officials have said.

According to Steve O'Bryan, VP for F-35 programme integration at Lockheed Martin, a CDR will be conducted on both the Vision Systems International (VSI) and BAE Systems HMDS solutions. A final downselect of helmet for the programme will be made at a later date, he added.

'We are confident that we can deliver requirements to the warfighter. But until we do that, we will

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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