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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If it wasn't for the fact that we had night vision goggles, we wouldn't have been able to look for this person, because it's completely dark.'
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During the operation, national army units seized weapons and ammunition, grenades, binoculars, night vision goggles, computer equipment, photovoltaic panels, medicines, mobile phones, SIM cards, two national identity cards, a passport and food.
"I think sometimes it's hard for them to realise what they are working towards and sometimes youngsters leave it too late to decide what they actually want to be." Children got the chance to try out riot gear and have a peer through night vision goggles.

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