Frequently Asked Questions

NightHawk Head-Up Display

Why does the NightHawk HUD have two combiners?

The dual combiner optical system doubles the vertical field of view.

Can raster images be overlaid on the HUD?


Is a HUD camera available?

Yes, a HUD camera can be externally mounted. The video from the camera can be displayed on the HUD or on a HUD repeater and can also be digitally recorded for video replay.

Is the NightHawk HUD NVG compatible?

Yes. The NightHawk HUD is GEN II and III NVG compatible.

What drives the NightHawk HUD?

The NightHawk HUD is driven by either the 3 or 5 MCU FV-4000 Open Architecture Mission Computer, the FV-3000 Modular Mission Computer or a PSDU. The NightHawk can also be driven by other manufacturers mission computers.