With fighter and trainer manufacturers looking to fit large-area cockpit displays, BAE Systems has developed a head-up display (HUD) that dramatically reduces the installation volume required. The company has already submitted several fixed-price bids to supply the new LiteHUD, which replaces the bulky optics with a 1-in.-thick optical waveguide, says Mark Hiseman, program director. The Lockheed Martin F-35 has a single large-format, touch-sensitive cockpit display, but no HUD. Other ...

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