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).
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The secondary pilot was on one of his first exercises with night-vision equipment on the PS87million jet and he did not see the huge plane.
It also includes a searchlight, night-vision equipment and illuminating paraflares for night-time operations.
Western intelligence sources who spoke to the network said Shahariyari runs a network of straw companies which skirt sanctions and pack RPG's, night-vision equipment and long-range rockets in powdered milk, cement and spare vehicle parts.
On Tuesday, amid talks to increase European aid to Iraq, German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen announced Berlin would support Iraq's army in its efforts to fight the Islamic State terror group (IS) by delivering non-lethal military aid such as armored vehicles, helmets, night-vision equipment, booby-trap detectors and medical supplies.
the Irish Army will also be benefitting access to training technology for its use, comprising simulation programmes and night-vision equipment and technical support as well as the direct sale of new equipment.
Over the past 12 years the ANSF was built into a formidable security force, receiving more than $53 billion in equipment and support, 160 aircraft, 100,000 vehicles including 600 new Mobile Strike Force Vehicles, 500,000 weapons and 200,000 pieces of communications and night-vision equipment, with more still being delivered.
In South Africa's massive Kruger Park, where hundreds of rhinos are killed each year, rangers are hunting for poachers using a former military helicopter and night-vision equipment provided by a private company.
vision 2,300 in A SOLDIER stole PS115,000 of hi-tech army night-vision equipment which his friend put up for sale on eBay.
The stolen equipment had been used by US Special Forces stationed in Libya and 'included dozens of M4 rifles, night-vision technology and lasers used as aiming devices that are mounted on guns and can only be seen with night-vision equipment,' Fox News said.
But explicit British and American promises of specific action encouraged them to attend and the US has now agreed to increase supplies of food and medicine to rebel-controlled areas, as well as non-lethal support such as training, armoured vehicles and night-vision equipment.
Poaching gangs have become increasingly sophisticated, using helicopters, tranquilizers, body armor, night-vision equipment, and mercenaries experienced in rhino tracking.
Interiors feature a Police Interface Module for easy equipment integration, police-duty front seats, column-mounted automatic transmission with Auto Stick, and red/white LED interior lighting for night-vision equipment.