Almost a decade into the war in Afghanistan, helicopter modernization programs in the U.S. and among allies are still being adapted to properly reflect operational priorities. One example is the planned appearance of an upgraded ultraviolet missile warning sensor on U.S. Marine Corps helicopters. Developers have devised a software upgrade for the AAR-47 B(V)2 to allow it to detect small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire and give crews a rough indication from where they are being ...

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