New High-Tech Helmets Saving Lives

Tornado pilots in Afghanistan have been benefiting from state of the art technology used on Typhoon jets. High-tech helmets have changed the way crews are able to engage their weapons and support troops on the ground. The new helmet-mounted cueing system was introduced to help prevent blue on blue incidents, so aircrews can quickly see exactly who is around them in the sky, and what is going on the ground, providing a vital extra eye for the troops below.