08 Feb '18, 4pm

Modernizing F-16 head-up displays for the UAE using our Digital Light Engine technology:

Modernizing F-16 head-up displays for the UAE using our Digital Light Engine technology:

BAE Systems has been selected by Lockheed Martin to modernize head-up displays (HUD) on F-16 aircraft for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces, replacing the fleet’s analog system with advanced digital technology. The HUD, which sits directly in a pilot’s line of sight, is a see-through display that presents real-time, flight-critical information without obstructing his or her view of the outside world. BAE Systems will use its cutting-edge Digital Light Engine (DLE) technology to implement a HUD upgrade that integrates seamlessly into the F-16’s existing HUD space, requiring no changes to the aircraft, cabling, or computing. The advancement will remove the outdated cathode ray tube image source and replace it with a digital projector. “To the naked eye, the pilot sees no difference in performance when our DLE HUD is installed. It retains the existing optics, video ...

Full article: https://www.baesystems.com/en-us/article/modernizing-head...

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