Helmet-mounted sight flight trials

This new helmet-mounted sight has had flight trials on a Hawk 200 aircraft. The sight allows a pilot to look directly at a target and nominate it for attack. Usually pilots must put the target in a head-up display’s field of view directly in front of them. The system uses a Pilkington Optronics helmet sight […]

This new helmet-mounted sight has had flight trials on a Hawk 200 aircraft. The sight allows a pilot to look directly at a target and nominate it for attack. Usually pilots must put the target in a head-up display’s field of view directly in front of them. The system uses a Pilkington Optronics helmet sight and a Kentron optical helmet tracker