Indian state-owned company, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Israel’s Elbit Systems or promoting and marketing the Digital Head Up Displays (HUD) units.
The MoU was signed by Arun Krishna, General Manager on behalf of HAL and Roy Zentner, VP (Business Development & Marketing) at Elbit Systems during the DefExpo 2020 exposition in Lucknow, India on Feb. 5.
The MoU envisages extending cooperation for new HUD technologies and promote Digital HUD to the Indian Defence Services and other potential customers. The digital HUD would incorporate new features like Wide Instantaneous and Total Field of View with Minimal Binocular Disparity, Large Eye Motion Box and Digital Image Source for increased pilot’s situational awareness. The HUD system is also compatible with Night Vision Imaging Systems having improved maintenance features.
This is the second MoU signed by HAL with Elbit Systems at the exposition. The first was signed with Elbit Systems’ ISTAR Division for the joint development of Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).