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I've tried all kinds of searches and checked the manual, and I just can't find anything that explains what the green bar and plus icon in military HUDs are for. I'm using the iOS version. I imagine there's something that'll say what this is, but I've tried to find it with no luck. Help!


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The manual covers most of the icons in HUD, so I'm not positive which ones you are talking about. For example, the manual states: The line with a plus symbol on it, shown in Figure 8, directly under the blue box, shows which direction the aircraft’s nose is pointing.

The HUD may also have changed slightly since that section of the manual was written. Attaching a screenshot with the items circled you have the questions about might be helpful.

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Hi JRoberts,

Thanks for getting back to me. The icon in question is included here. My guess is that the answer was staring me right in the face and I just overlooked it, but I checked two or three times.

The icon, which appears at the top of the screen, near the right corner...

Mystery icon.


commented by (19.3k points)
Ah! That is the aircraft's "health" bar. If you play one of the combat challenges or multiplayer, sometimes you can take a small hit or two before being completely destroyed. That bar goes down in those cases.
commented by (12 points)
Thanks JRoberts! I haven't tried any combat challenges yet, so that's why it's never changed for me. I guess it's about time I give that a try.