Frequently Asked Questions

SparrowHawk Head-Up Display

Why does the SparrowHawk HUD have two combiners?

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

Can raster images be overlaid on the HUD?

Yes.

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 SparrowHawk HUD NVG compatible?

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

What drives the SparrowHawk HUD?

The SparrowHawk 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 SparrowHawk can also be driven by other manufacturers' mission computers.