Navy official skeptical F-35 helmet will be ready for fall carrier test

By Lee Hudson / July 31, 2017 at 10:36 AM
The Navy's top Joint Strike Fighter official, Rear Adm. Roy Kelley, is skeptical the modified helmet that fixes green-glow problems will be ready for an at-sea test this fall. Kelley, the service's F-35C fleet integration office director, told Inside the Navy during a July 25 interview at the Pentagon the helmet's organic LED technology seems promising. "We've asked them to push hard to accelerate this part of the program," he said. "We'll see where the technology allows us to...

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