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The ‘virtual reality’ helmet that lets fighter pilots see in the dark without goggles – and knows exactly where its wearer is looking

By July 18, 2014March 24th, 2020Newswires

By Mark Prigg

It is a helmet any Top Gun would be proud to wear – and the most advanced fighter jet system ever created.

BAE Systems Strike II helmet-mounted display, unveiled at the Farnborough Air Show, boasts everything from a wraparound HD display in its visor to a built in night vision system.

This next-generation HMD also includes a cutting-edge tracking system that ensures the pilot’s exact head position and the aircraft computer system are continuously in sync.

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