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U.S. Army Orders Elbit Common Helmet Mounted Display System

 - March 7, 2019, 7:05 AM

The U.S. Army awarded Elbit Systems of America a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for its wide field-of-view Common Helmet Mounted Display (CHMD) system. The company—a subsidiary of Israel’s Elbit and sister company of Universal Avionics (Booth C4028)—will start making deliveries from its Fort Worth, Texas facility within 15 months.

The full-color CHMD systems will give Army helicopter pilots enhanced situational awareness in day and night conditions, as well as improving survivability. It will be fully integrated into the Elbit Systems Helmet Display and Tracker System used on the U.S. Army’s Boeing CH-47F Chinook and Sikorsky UH-60L/M/V Black Hawk.

“Our solution supports pilots experiencing crisp, clear, and accurate symbology, which provides critical information during flight and a decisive edge in mission effectiveness,” said Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America.