JHMCS II Undergoes Flight Tests on F-16V
The USAF is conducting flight tests of the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System II (JHMCS II) aboard Lockheed Martin F-16V fighter
This follows the completion of JHMCS
II safety qualification testing, including windblast, tower and sled tests.
JHMCS II is formal baseline HMD for
the F-16V Block 70/72 aircraft.
The flight tests are part of the USAF
Military Flight Release (MFR) process for the F-16V launch customer Bahrain. MFR
tests will confirm whether the aircraft and its subsystems have met
specification performance, safety, reliability, and maintainability criteria.
JHMCS II is manufactured and
delivered via Collins Elbit Vision Systems (CEVS), which is a JV between Raytheon Technologies subsidiary Collins Aerospace and Elbit Systems of America.
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