Military Embedded Systems

Helmet-Mounted Display system for Apache pilots to be sustained under Elbit Systems contract


March 09, 2021

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

U.S. Army photo.

FORT WORTH, Texas. Elbit Systems of America announced it will provide the U.S. Army with continued support and maintenance of the Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting System (IHADSS) that is used by AH-64 Apache pilots. 

According to the compamy, the IHADSS is a Helmet-Mounted Display (HMD) for rotary-wing aircraft designed with the ability to align turreted weapons, missile seekers, and gimbaled night vision to the pilot's line of sight. The system also allows cueing between an aircraft's crew members.

Elbit Systems of America has a history of providing HMDs to rotary and fixed-wing pilots in multiple military services and claims that this recent contract will enable Apache pilots will reliable warfighting technology with its mission-critical system.

Work will be performed at the company's Sustainment and Support Solutions' Component Repair Center of Excellence in Talladega, Alabama.


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