Alternative ways of providing night-vision capability in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, at least initially, are being considered because of performance issues with the aircraft’s helmet-mounted display (HMD). Developed by Rockwell Collins and Elbit Systems’ joint venture, Vision Systems International (VSI), the visor-projected HMD is performing adequately in daylight flights but falling short of requirements in night-vision mode, says U.S. Navy Vice Adm. David Venlet, head of the JSF ...

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