devices are extensively used by military and paramilitary forces to locate enemy targets during night operations.
Digital FOV is a leader in the manufacture of affordable yet effective night vision
clip-on devices that turn any standard day scope into a digital low light & night vision
With headquarters in Roanoke, Virginia, the Night Vision
business is a developer, producer and supplier of night vision
technology for the US and allied military and security forces and for the federal homeland security market.
"We think size, weight and power will always be on the roadmap as to where night vision
is going but where we really start to see benefits creep in is when we mirror human biology as closely as possible," said Aaron Cole, a scientist at the Naval Surface Warfare Center's Crane Division in Indiana.
Current night vision
technology needs bulky cooling equipment to stop the detectors getting confused by their own heat radiation, but the graphene-based models can do the same job using just a few layers of the atom-thick material.
The US Army has awarded ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) a USD48m contract option for follow-on production of enhanced night vision
goggles that allow soldiers to detect and identify potential threats in various environmental conditions during nighttime missions.
The armed forces will review their doctrine, capabilities and shortcomings and also identify latest trends and technologies at a two-day seminar "Night Vision
The program is intended to support the installation Directorate of Logistics (DOL) in bringing SINCGARS radios and night vision
devices up to -10/20 standards.
Some firms market night vision
devices as Generation 4, stating that it is the most advanced night vision
equipment you can purchase.
Urban Exploration is the art of sneaking into abandoned or off-limits factors, aviation ' boneyards', and other derelict ex-military or industrial centers to photograph abandoned holdings, and NIGHT VISION
captures these Urban Exploration results, comes from one of the foremost photographers of the phenomenon, and offers a blend of night photos and special lighting effects.
Six of their most experienced chopper captains will be trained to use the night vision
technology to allow the aircraft to operate in low light.