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 viewing module proving 20-degree field of view visor
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 safely conduct tasks that require depth perception, the department of defense said in a statement Wednesday
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
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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 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 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 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 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
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 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
L-3 Warrior Systems has won a $9.9 million US Navy contract to upgrade the AN/PVS-15 series of night-vision goggles and AN/PVS-18 series of night-vision monoculars, Military Aerospace reported Thursday
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