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Integrated headgear for the future force warrior: results of the first field evaluations
Author(s): W. Jeff Schuyler; James E. Melzer
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Paper Abstract

The development of an advanced ground soldier's integrated headgear system for the Army's Future Force Warrior Program passed a major milestone during 2006. Field testing of functional headgear systems by small combat units demonstrated that the headgear capabilities were mature enough to move beyond the advanced technology demonstration (ATD) phase. This paper will describe the final system with test results from the three field exercises and will address the strengths and weaknesses of the headgear system features, head mounted sensors, displays and sensor fusion.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6557, Head- and Helmet-Mounted Displays XII: Design and Applications, 65570X (1 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.721158
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W. Jeff Schuyler, Rockwell Collins Optronics (United States)
James E. Melzer, Rockwell Collins Optronics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6557:
Head- and Helmet-Mounted Displays XII: Design and Applications
Randall W. Brown; Colin E. Reese; Peter L. Marasco; Thomas H. Harding, Editor(s)

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