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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There was everything from bird-shaped drones capable of incredible flight, to night-vision goggles with an incredible level of accuracy and functionalities.
The attackers were aided, Hellal said, by"modern weapons like lasers and night-vision goggles," and in one instance they used a stolen police truck to approach their targets.
Night-vision goggles are known for their green glow, but one company has developed a product to give users a realistic color view.
SALT LAKE CITY, Jumada I 17, 1437, February 26, 2016, SPA -- A man born in North Korea will serve more than three years in federal prison after pleading guilty in an attempt to export night-vision goggles to China, according to AP.
But Kieron Sharp, director general of the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT), which tackles piracy, said staff kitted out in night-vision goggles are patrolling cinemas to catch anyone trying to make illegal recordings.
According to environmentalists, the increased poaching is orchestrated by criminal gangs using sophisticated equipment like night-vision goggles and long-range rifles to serve a lucrative Eastern market for rhino horn (particularly in China and Vietnam).
He and his instructor, Jared Douglas, assistant chief flight instructor at Leading Edge Aviation, were wearing night-vision goggles, which provide a green, monochromatic view of the world.
He is alleged to have supplied his NHS doctor brother Shajul Islam, 26, and associate Jubayer Chowdhury, 24, with night-vision goggles, cash and a vehicle.
Her former husband, Mahmoud Seif, had been accused of trying to export night-vision goggles to Iran from Austria in violation of US sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Highlander McLaren, of the 4th Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland, had left the safety of his base in the middle of the night to go to find the pair of night-vision goggles.
Mrs Rayner said her husband had telephoned her four days before his death to say he and his men had watched insurgents laying devices through night-vision goggles but were not allowed to fire on them.