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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As a final thought, imagine the effectiveness of a sniper equipped with an M21 mounting a night vision scope and sound suppressor at night on a NVA re-supply route.
Digital FOV is a leader in the manufacture of affordable yet effective night vision clip-on devices that turn any standard day scope into a digital low light & night vision scope.
After initial adoption there followed an M1A1 Carbine (folding stock) for paratroopers and an M2 (select fire) Carbine primarily used in the Korean War and an M3 Carbine fitted with infrared night vision scope.
The material recovered included four SMG magazines, five mix rounds, one sniper scope, one LMG belt, three Motorolla sets, 11 Motorolla antennas, bundles of prime cord, 25 small ball bearings, 10 large ball bearings, grenade pins, 18 explosive batteries, 25 battery sticks, one switch button, 18 battery connections, one pistol cover, two empty ammo bags, 75 detonator fuses, 30 detonator fuses light, 11 kg explosives, one night vision scope, 11 kg raw explosives, one MCBIED 0.25 explosives and other material.
As a first step, engineers at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth modified a regular camera with a night vision scope to take photos of radiation beams as they passed through water.
A bit more interesting, though, was what the rifle's owner also had, a Soviet 1PN58 night vision scope. This was a Gen 1 Soviet military "starlight" scope manufactured in the 1980s at Novosibirsk Instrument Making Plant (NPZ).
It had the look of a buffalo through our first generation night vision scope, and we spent half an hour boxing around it to get to the boat.
This OPMOD PVS-14 Night Vision Scope is important when you're keeping watch at night.
Authorities also confiscated two generators, a night vision scope and mobile phones, the official said.
PC Angus Nairn with the night vision scope police are now using to catch HGV cargo thieves.
Police charged a London man on Wednesday with terrorism-related offenses after he was arrested at Heathrow Airport with a night vision scope and a computer hard drive containing a "poison handbook".