Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) signed an MOU with Israel-based defense electronics company Elbit Systems on 6 February 2020 during the DefExpo 2020. The MoU aims to promote and market the Digital Head-Up Displays (HUD) units. MoU Highlights: The MOU will extend cooperation for new HUD technologies in the country. It will also promote Digital HUD to the Indian Defence Services and other potential customers. The digital HUD will incorporate new features like Large Eye Motion Box and Digital Image Source to increase the pilot’s situational awareness, Wide Instantaneous and Total Field of View with Minimal Binocular Disparity. The HUD system, under the MoU, will be compatible with Night Vision Imaging Systems having improved maintenance features. Digital Head-Up Displays (HUD): HUD is a transparent display that provides a seamless view of critical information to the pilot. This information will be projected directly in the pilot’s line of sight on a screen just inside the windshield. It will allow them to keep their visual attention focused outside the aircraft.
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