The US Navy has signed a contract with Elbit Systems of America LLC. The agreement aims to provide Navy CV-22’s with Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) systems.
Elbit Systems' HMD’s, which is also produced for F-35 Lightning II, measures the pilot’s line-of-sight, slave applicable systems to the target, identify target location and bring displays to the pilot’s eye level.
The CV-22s, which were recently chosen to replace the C-2 Greyhound platform for carrier onboard delivery missions on US aircraft carriers, can not perform conventional hook landings. Therefore, the platform will either make a vertical landing to aircraft carriers or use a different method to be developed the future will use. Thanks to the new HMD systems, day and night, in difficult weather conditions, CV-22 pilots will be able to land safer and easier. Deliveries are aimed to start at 3rd quarter of 2020. are aimed to start at 3rd quarter of 2020.