g. Mount for Offset ANVIS Goggles (Figure 2-6).
Ensure that the ANVIS system mounted on your HGU-56/P is working
properly in accordance with TM 11-5855-263-10 prior to using it.
Failure to check the ANVIS or to be able to see the low battery warn-
ing light when using the ANVIS may result in a critical loss of equip-
The AN/AVS-G(V)2 goggles (not shown in Figure 2-6) attach to the offset ANVIS
mount (3). The mount is attached to the Cobra housing (1) via pre-drilled holes. The
goggles are stowed, deployed, and connected in the same manner as the center-
h. AH-1 Helmet Sighting System Module (Figure 2-6).
The AH-1 Helmet Sighting
System module (4) attaches to the Cobra dual visor housing (1) via pre-drilled holes.
The sight assembly mount is installed on the visor housing to the right of the center
line. The magnetic coupler (2) is installed on the rear housing arm at the left of the
helmet shell center line. Either visor can be raised or lowered when the sight is de-
ployed. A cable runs along the rear of the housing to the magnetic coupler.
l When the AH-l helmet sighting system and the offset-mount ANVIS are both
mounted on the housing, only one of these systems can be deployed at any
l When a Cobra aircrew member reports to a Cobra unit, the AH-l helmet sight-
ing system module will be mounted on the helmet. When the aviator leaves
the unit, the module will be removed. The basic dual visor assembly will be re-
mounted on the helmet, and the AH-l module will be retained by the unit. The
ALSE technician will perform all visor removal and mounting as well as mount-
ing/demounting of the sighting system module.
Figure 2-6. Cobra Dual Visor Assembly Module with Offset ANVIS Mount
and AH-1 Helmet Sighting System Module