Tag Archives: Naval Air Forces

Navy Tests Updated Helmet Mounted Display Tech for F-35C Pilots

U.S. Navy pilots have tested and trained with an updated helmet mounted display technology designed to increase fighter pilot awareness, targeting and sensor data viewing capacity of flight information such as airspeed, altitude and heading, Scout reported Thursday. Kris Osborn writes sensors of the Generation “3 HMD” units were designed for pilots of …

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Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker Starts Naval Air Forces Commander Role

Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker assumed responsibility of Naval Air Forces during a ceremony that took place Thursday aboard an aircraft carrier at Naval Air Station North Island in California. He succeeds Vice Adm. David Buss, who retired from the U.S. Navy after a 36-year career, the branch said Thursday. Shoemaker …

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