night vision device

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night vision device

Any electro-optical device that is used to detect visible and infrared energy and provide a visible image. Night vision goggles, forward-looking infrared, thermal sights, and low-light level television are night vision devices. Also called NVD. See also forward-looking infrared; night vision goggles(s).
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The ENVG sports day/night vision along with thermal vision, technologies already ahead of anything that's out there, but it has one more feature that makes these the most advanced night vision goggle system.
The Enhanced Night Vision Goggle -- Binocular (ENVG-B) includes L3's high-performance white phosphor image intensification technology in a dual-tube goggle, as well as a separate thermal channel for image fusion and thermal target detection.
The BAE program, known as the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle (ENVG III) and Family of Weapon Sight-Individual (FWS-1), consists of a night vision goggle that communicates wirelessly with weapon-mounted sights, so that a soldier can aim the weapon while remaining under cover.
To bring this plan to fruition, the Army is buying a new version of its "enhanced night vision goggle," or ENVG, and designing a family of sights for different types of weapons.
ITT Exelis (NYSE:XLS), a diversified, aerospace, defence, information and technical services company, announced on Wednesday the receipt of a contract from Selex ES to manufacture the binocular i-Aware Tactical Mobility Night Vision Goggle (TM-NVG) for the Italian Army's Future Soldier programme.
One evening, two of the pilots briefed for a night vision goggle, close air support mission working with an airborne forward air controller as part of an Air Force exercise over mountainous terrain.
Silicon Graphics (NYSE:SGI), Mountain View, Calif., has announced that a high-fidelity Night Vision Goggle (NVG) simulation system has been successfully developed and fielded at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Ariz., a U.S.
SSG Anthony Vasquez, non-commissioned officer-in-charge of training, explained safety procedures as troops readied for their first night vision goggle driving course.
Instead, this new approach exploits the use of material-encoded imagery that allows for the construction of a single synthetic environment database to be used for "out-the-window" (OTW), Night Vision Goggle (NVG), and Infrared (IR) Sensor views, thereby creating a waveband independent, unified battlefield model.
Even at 4 lbs, the Thermal Weapon Sight is too big, bulky and expensive to serve as a broadly fielded night vision goggle device, he explained.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 28, 2017-Optex Systems awarded USD1.726m purchase order for night vision goggle system for the US Military
The service in February released a solicitation for the enhanced night vision goggle III and a corresponding family of weapon sights.

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