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BAE Systems to Provide Head-Up Display to Textron Airland’s Scorpion Jet.

BAE Systems’s LiteHUD to power Textron Airland’s multi-mission jet’s pilot with ‘Head up, eyes out’ capabilities.  

Virginia: British multinational defence, security and aerospace company, BAE Systems, to provide Scorpion jets of Textron Airland with its LiteHUD, which is 50 percent lighter and 60 percent smaller than the conventional head-up displays.

Textron Airlands’s scorpion jet has been deployed in 10 countries and has amassed over 800 hours in military trainings over the past two years of its flight operations. Scorpion Jet excels in multi operations including intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, close air support, armed reconnaissance, maritime and border patrol, and jet training missions.

LiteHUD has been designed using BAE Systems’ patented optical waveguide technology and the HUD’s revolutionary optics and high-resolution display will enhance situational awareness for pilots during both day and nights, reducing pilot fatigue and improve flight safety significantly.     

TechSci Research depicts that adaption of head-up display by military forces globally will boost the global demand of head-up display devices. The rising demand of head up display in defence and automobile sector for enhancing the efficiency and security of vehicles is expected to increase the market of head-up display in coming years.

According recently published report by TechSci Research,Global Head-up Display Market By Technology, By Component, By End User, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 - 2021”, global head-up display market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 20% during 2016-2021. Defense and automotive sectors were the major demand generators for head-up displays across the globe, owing to rising demand for deploying latest technology in military aircrafts and increasing need for road safety among passengers. Moreover, growing technological advancements and declining average selling prices of head-up displays across the globe are further fueling adoption of this technology in the automotive and civil aviation sectors across the globe.

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