The AH-64 Apache gunship's new sensors are pretty sweet (VIDEO)

The turret on the nose of the Apache has been upgraded several times since the flying artillery battery was introduced, and is now getting even better.

The above clip released by defense contractor Lockheed-Martin this week starts off dry because, well, let’s be honest, it’s a sales pitch, but it does give a rare peek into just what an AH-64 flight crew sees through the displays in their helmets.

Officially dubbed the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor since it was first introduced in 2005, the current version of the electro-optical fire control system adds color vision and target blending, better incorporates lasers into the turret, and provides better overall targeting and ranging information to the pilot and weapons operator so they can put more of the Aloha back into the snack bar downrange.

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