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Qualification of the scorpion helmet cueing system
Author(s): Robert Atac; Tony Bugno
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Paper Abstract

Gentex Corporation won the Helmet Mounted Integrated Targeting (HMIT) contract with the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve in May 2010 along with Raytheon Technical Services Corporation as the prime contractor. The HMIT program involves qualification and installation of the Scorpion HMCS Color HMD in both the A-10C and F-16C Block 30 aircraft types. Qualification tests include all aspects from ejection safety, to NVG and pilot compatibility as well as performance testing. This paper will review the qualification testing results and program status along with any lessons learned.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8041, Head- and Helmet-Mounted Displays XVI: Design and Applications, 80410J (1 June 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.884195
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Robert Atac, Gentex Corp. (United States)
Tony Bugno, Gentex Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8041:
Head- and Helmet-Mounted Displays XVI: Design and Applications
Peter L. Marasco; Paul R. Havig, Editor(s)

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