Army fielding Enhanced Night Vision Goggles

June 2009
Soldiers;Jun2009, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p27
The article focuses on the AN/PSQ-20 Enhanced Night Vision Goggle, which improves soldiers' ability to see in complete darkness. Attached to the helmet, with passive-image-intensification and thermal device that uses both I2 and long-wave infrared sensors in one system, it sits closer to the face, is more compact, weighs two pounds, and uses four AA batteries. Soldiers are happy with the device, while plans exist to improve image clarity further and let soldiers send and receive digital files.


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