helmet-mounted display


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helmet-mounted display

[′hel·mət ¦mau̇nt·əd di′splā]
(electronics)
An electronic display that presents, on a combining glass within the visor of the helmet of a helicopter gunner, primary information for directing firepower; the angular direction of the helmet is sensed and used to control weapons to point in the same direction as the gunner is looking. Also known as visually coupled display.
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"The way integrated information is presented to the pilot through the glass cockpit and helmet-mounted display, along with the new state-of-the-art sensor, makes it much easier to find and prosecute targets.
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It included Radar enhancement, Helmet-mounted display, Towed decoy system, Low band jammer, Radio altimeter and Ability to start and operate from High Altitude Airfields.
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Kopin Corporation (Nasdaq: KOPN), a developer of wearable computing technologies and solutions, announced on Monday the receipt of a production order for high-brightness colour SXGA displays (>5,000 fL or ~17,000 nits) in support of full-colour helmet-mounted display (HMD) products for US Navy's MH-60 helicopters.