TITLE

Maintaining the Night Vision Advantage

AUTHOR(S)
Richardson, Doug
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Armada International;Oct/Nov2003, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses night vision (NV) systems and development efforts aimed at improving its performance in night combat. Overview of the multichannel plates (MCP) underlying NV systems or image intensifying tubes; Range of manufacturing techniques used by Litton Systems Inc. to produce a tube with an unfilmed MCP; System architecture devised by Thomson-CSF Optronics Canada to mount the system in military vehicles; Team up between ITT Industries Night Vision and Raytheon Corp. to develop techniques for fusing imagery.
ACCESSION #
11164085

 

Related Articles

  • First round ACCURACY. McHale, John // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p15 

    The article evaluates several electro-optics equipment technology including Laser Target Locator Module from BAE Systems Inc., AN/PAS-13E Thermal Weapon Sight (TWS) from Raytheon, and Enhanced Night Vision Goggle from ITT Night Vision.

  • ITT AWARDED $16.6 MILLION NIGHT VISION GOGGLE ORDER FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM.  // Defence Review Asia;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p8 

    The article reports that the ITT Corp. has received a follow on order from the British Ministry of Defense (MoD) for the Head Mounted Night Vision System (HMNVS).

  • The feedback loop of night vision devices. Rhea, John // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Feb2000, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p8 

    Discusses the development of night vision devices for the United States military forces. Description of the ITT Night Vision facility in Roanoke, Virginia; Growing demand for night vision devices among law enforcement personnel; Concerns about the availability of low-cost, Russian-made night...

  • ITT wins $19.3 million night-vision goggle contract.  // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Jan2010, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p20 

    The article reports on the acquisition of ITT Corp. Night Vision segment in Roanoke, Vancouver to the U.S. Army's Research Development for the AN/PVS-14 night-vision monocular devices. It states that the contract is worth 19.3 million dollars and that 80 percent of the goggles will go to the...

  • ITT Remains Sole Supplier of Aviation Goggles And Tubes For U.S. Army.  // Helicopter News;10/27/2009, Vol. 35 Issue 22, p1 

    The article reports that ITT Corp. has been awarded a 72 million dollars Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for its Aviator's Night Vision Imaging Systems, night vision tubes and spare parts. Mike Hayman, president of ITT's Night Vision business, said this continues their...

  • A tactical turn. Robinson, Aaron // Automotive News;6/7/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5823, p32i 

    Reports on the launching of a night vision automobile developed by defense contractor Raytheon Co. Design; Featurers; Capabilities; Firms supplied with Raytheon's infrared cameras.

  • Raytheon to develop advanced IR focal plane arrays for Army night vision. Keller, John // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Mar2014, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p29 

    The article reports on the development of an advanced infrared (IR) focal plane arrays by Raytheon Co. for night-vision capability of the Army Contracting Command Aberdeen Proving Ground-Belvoir Division at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

  • Rotor & Wing's Buyer's Guide.  // Rotor & Wing;12/15/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p4 

    The article evaluates several products related to aeronautics including Dual Tail Boom Strakes and FastFin System from BLR Aerospace Co., NVAG-6 night vision system from Nivisys Industries LLC, and Night Vision Goggles from ITT Corp.

  • Heart of darkness. Coyle, Jay // Yachting;Oct94, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p20 

    Discusses night-vision equipment and presents results of a sea trial of devices made in Russia and Israel and of the Night Mariner from ITT Electro-Optical Products Division. Comments; Value of Night Mariner; Not an alternative to radar.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics