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CEVS delivers 3,000th F-35 Gen III HMDS to JSF

Collins Elbit Vision Systems (CEVS) – a joint venture between Collins Aerospace and Elbit Systems of America – announced today that it has delivered the 3,000th F-35 Gen III Helmet Mounted Display Systems (HMDS) to the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).

Above: Collins Elbit Vision Systems F-35 Gen III HMDS provides an advanced helmet-mounted display system to give pilots in combat zones vital situational awareness.
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The F-35 Gen III HMDS advanced helmet-mounted display system provides a next-generation user interface that serves as a pilot's primary display system, giving them intuitive access to vital flight, tactical and sensor information day or night.

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Collins Aerospace's Daniel Karl, co-general manager of CEVS, said: "CEVS has developed and delivered next-generation solutions that have kept pilots safe and battle ready for nearly 30 years.

"The HMDS offers pilots in combat zones unmatched situational awareness, giving them the vital information they need to make decisions faster. Our team in Wilsonville, Oregon, is proud to have helped lead the development and manufacturing of this technology for our warfighters, which will help them win the future fight."

With the 3,000th delivery, CEVS has provided over 20,000 systems to warfighters and have logged more than one million flight hours on 40 different fighter aircraft platforms.

This milestone comes five months after CEVS unveiled Zero-G HMDS+ for sixth generation fighter aircraft.

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Collins Aerospace's Daniel Karl, co-general manager of CEVS, said: "Zero-G – the newest generation of our HMDS – is the lightest, most capable and safest helmet mounted display system ever developed.

"It was designed for next-generation fighter aircraft platforms and can also support fourth and fifth generation aircraft."

 

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