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The pilots of the Russian deck-based fighters MiG-29КР/KUBRA will receive protective helmets (ZS) with the Russian helmet-mounted target designation system, a HMD-KOS, which will replace Ukrainian “Sur”, according to “Izvestia”, citing sources in the military-industrial complex.
The newspaper writes that virtual reality will help the aircraft in combat and landing on an aircraft carrier, and is also useful in the training of pilots of computer simulators. According to the publication, the glass ZS displays of flight and tactical information, in particular on helmet-mounted monocular displays information about altitude, speed, and congestion fighter.
The newspaper notes that a decision in principle at ZS has already been made in the defense Ministry, and now the relevant question is the study. A similar system needs to obtain su-57 and Mi-28NM. Difference HMD-KOS from the Surah called more data for display for the pilot.
In March, YouTube has a take-off roller carrier-based fighter MiG-29K from the Vikramaditya aircraft carrier of naval forces of India.
In January, the author of the American magazine The National Interest Sebastian Roblin said that the MiG-29 (according to NATO codification Fulcrum — fulcrum) was the first Soviet light fighter of the fourth generation of numerous failures which in various conflicts shaped the plane “a terrible reputation”.
Currently the only Russian aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” can accommodate carrier-based MiG-29 is repaired.
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