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Analysis: Hands-free night vision

18th January 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Stephen Miller in Washington D.C.


Night vision systems have taken another step in enhancing the tactical capabilities of the infantryman with the fielding of the Family of Weapon Sights-Individual (FWS-I) and Enhanced Night Vision Goggle (ENVGIII) to the US Army by BAE Systems Electronic Systems (ES).  

The FWS-I is a 12 micron thermal sight that is lightweight and can be mounted on a range of individual weapons, whilst the ENVGIII is a monocular helmet mounted vision system. The new capability of these systems is their ability to link to one-another.  

David Smialek, ES business development manager, said that ‘wireless video interface between the

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Stephen Miller


Stephen Miller

Stephen Miller is a Shephard Media contributor based in Washington DC. 

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