Gentex Corporation, under contract to Naval Air Systems Command (AIR 4.0T), designed the Advanced Helmet Vision
System to provide aircrew with 24-hour, visor-projected binocular night vision and HMD capability. AHVS integrates
numerous key technologies, including high brightness Light Emitting Diode (LED)-based digital light engines, advanced
lightweight optical materials and manufacturing processes, and innovations in graphics processing software. This paper
reviews the current status of miniaturization and integration with the latest two-part Gentex modular helmet, highlights
the lessons learned from previous AHVS phases, and discusses plans for qualification and flight testing.