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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When wearing NVGs, you're limited to two sighting options.
Gen-III is distinguished by the performance and lifespan of the systems comprising the NVGs, plus the use of gallium arsenide, a material which boasts a good resistance to heat, and hence can handle comparatively high electrical power levels.
The small slits of black--gaps between slabs of concrete--I see through my NVGs unnerve me.
This was somewhat dangerous, as NVGs left everyone, including the drivers, with limited depth perception.
None had expected the mission to continue after dark, so task force members left their personal night vision goggles (NVGs) behind.
It is expected that such NVGs would come along with Rafale as and when it enters service.
These two configurations added PVS-7 night vision goggles (NVGs) to the helmet (+1.5 pounds) or upper extremity (UE) armor to the forearms and upper arms in a way that didn't interfere with range of motion (+4.1 pounds).
E The NVCD/ ANVIS is based on a standard pair of ANVIS-F4949 Night Vision Goggles (NVGs), modified with a VSI kit, providing the pilot with a full JHMCS symbols and cueing capability during night NVGs operation.
The Air Corps are the only organisation in Ireland who are trained and authorised to fly using NVGs in Ireland.
I had tried the NVGs earlier but, seeing only soup, took them off.
Specifically, 37 Light Armored Vehicles-Assault Gun (LAV-AG); 26 LAV-25mm; 48 LAV Personnel Carriers; 5 Reconnaissance LAVs; 5 LAV Ambulances; 3 LAV Recovery Vehicles; 25 M1165A1 High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV); 25 M1165A1 HMMWV with winch; 124 M240 7.62mm Machine Guns; 525 AN/PVS-7D Night Vision Goggles (NVGs); various M978A2 and M984A2 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks, family of Medium Tactical Vehicles, 120mm Mortar Towed, M242 25mm guns, spare and repair parts; sets, kits, and outfits; and support services and equipment.