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Russian firm Delivers Helmet-mounted Night Vision Goggles to African Nation

January 16, 2020 @ 10:28 AM

Russia's Shvabe Holding Company, part of Rostec, shipped a large batch of helmet-mounted night vision goggles to an unnamed African country, the company announced Thursday. "The Shvabe Holding Company of Rostec State Corporation has exported a large batch of PN21K night vision monoculars in the interests of one of the countries...

Rockwell Collins To Provide Helmet Mounted Systems For US Navy, Marine Corps...

August 1, 2018 @ 08:34 AM

Rockwell Collins has been contracted to provide 140 Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing system, Night Vision Cueing and Display systems in support of the United States Navy and Marine Corps F/A-18 squadrons, the Department of defense announced Tuesday. A Joint Helmet-Mounted Cueing System, or JHMCS, is a technology upgrade which engineers a...

US Marine Corps Fields Next Gen Binocular Goggles for Recon and Explosive...

June 21, 2018 @ 12:27 PM

The US Marine Corps began fielding the Binocular Night Vision Goggle II (BNVG II) to force reconnaissance and explosive ordnance disposal Marines this spring, and full operational capability is planned for early next year. BNVG II helps Marines identify potential buried explosive devices, find hidden objects in foliated areas and...

Rheinmetall-led Soldier Systems Team Wins European Defence Fund Contract

February 19, 2018 @ 11:36 AM

A Rheinmetall-led consortium has won the first request for proposals for preliminary studies relating to the development of a Generic Open Soldier Systems Reference Architecture (GOSSRA). Under the GOSSRA project, studies will be conducted into developing an open reference architecture as the basis of EU-wide standardized soldier systems

Mine-protected Boots, Stealth Fabric in Russian Future Soldier Gear

December 14, 2017 @ 10:59 AM

"The newly-developed fabrics we use cannot be picked up by infrared detectors. They block the heat coming from the human body

US Army’s New Heads-Up Display Technology Showcased At DoD Lab Day

May 24, 2017 @ 04:02 PM

The US Army showcased a new technology called "Tactical Augmented Reality" or TAR for soldiers to precisely locate their positions, as well as the locations, during the second biennial Department of Defense Lab Day at the Pentagon May 18. TAR enables soldiers to see in the dark, all with a heads-up display device that looks like night-vision goggles, or NGV, said Richard Nabors, an associate for strategic planning at U

India To Equip Its Army Units With Night Vision Devices

December 9, 2016 @ 04:10 PM

India is equipping its army border units with long range light machine guns and night vision devices (NVDs) to take on Pakistani snipers along the border with the neighbouring country. The Indian Army has asked for night sights from global manufacturers in order to help soldiers fire 7

Indian T-90 Tanks To Be Equipped With High Tech Night Vision

December 6, 2016 @ 01:55 PM

Indian Army has planned to procure 1,400 uncooled thermal imager-based drivers night sight (DNS) with fusion technology for T-90 tank to assist the driver in tank operations at night. The army has revived the process to equip its main battle tank T-90 with high tech night visiion

ACTinBlack Starts To Produce Dual Tube Night Vision Goggle

November 22, 2016 @ 05:29 PM

ACTinBlack has started to produce Dual Tube Night Vision Goggle (DTNVG) and has already shipped first units, following completion of military trials. The DTNVG has been designed to meet the high demands of ground operation units and Special Forces

L-3 Oceania Wins $307 Million To Supply Night Vision Goggles, Helment Mounts...

October 28, 2016 @ 02:49 PM

L-3 Oceania has been awarded contracts worth $307 million for the supply of night vision goggles, helmet mounts, head harnesses and laser aiming devices to Australian Defense Forces. The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and the Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne today announced the project has been given the green light, Australian Department of defense said in a statement Friday

Hungarian Gripen Fighters Commence Night-Flying

March 8, 2016 @ 06:48 AM

The Hungarian Air Force has started to train for night flying missions using newly-delivered night vision goggles (NVGs). This capability will further enhance the combat readiness of the Hungarian Air Force and boost the contribution of Hungarys Gripens to international missions

Meprolight Wins Multiple Contracts For Night Vision Systems

April 7, 2015 @ 09:15 AM

Meprolight announced today that Israel's Ministry of Defense (IMOD) purchased hundreds of MEPRO LI-OR Night Vision Sights for various IDF departments. The company added that an undisclosed number of other countries' armies have also purchased the MEPRO MINIMON (L) Multi-Functional Lightweight Mini-Monoculars and MEPRO BINIMON (A) Aviator's Night Vision Systems