How F-35A fighter pilots are harnessing high-tech 'see-through' helmets

The F-35 Gen III Helmet Mounted Display System, made by Rockwell Collins, lets pilots “see-through” their fifth-generation fighter jets. Like the new F-35A Lightning II, the helmet takes technology to an entirely new level and introduces a host of new capabilities.

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How the modern combat helmet was born in the trenches of France

The image of the modern soldier on the battlefield is seldom complete without a helmet on the soldier’s head. Designed to protect from small arms fire the modern ballistic helmet is often made of space age materials including Kevlar, but its origins go back 100 years to the trenches of the First World War.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/01/how-the-modern-combat-helmet-was-born-in-the-trenches-of-france/

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Here come hoverbikes

A new proposed helmet model would not only protect soldiers in high heat and humidity, and shield them from chemical and biological agents, but come with a fan to cool them off — keeping them much more comfortable even in the most uncomfortable and scary situations, Engadget.com says.

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