Category Archives: Night Vision Technology

Chromatra LLC™ Exhibits ColorTAC™ CVA-14 Color Night Vision at NTOA Trade Show

To see the ColorTAC™ CVA-14, visit booth #355 at the NTOA Trade Show, to be held Sept. 24 – 25, 2017 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Beverly, Mass. (September 2017) – Chromatra LLC™, the innovator behind the … Continue reading

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Chromatra LLC™ Debuts New Mobile Optimized Website

New website features modern, clean appeal with large imagery and easy-to-navigate design. Beverly, Massachusetts (September 2017) – Chromatra LLC, the innovator behind the design and manufacture of color capable night vision, is pleased to announce it has recently launched a … Continue reading

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Chromatra LLC Sponsors and Exhibits at the 12th Annual Connecticut SWAT Challenge, Aug. 22 – 24, 2017

Chromatra, innovators in night vision technologies, will be showing the ColorTAC CVA-14 Color Night Vision Adaptor at Booth #218. Beverly, Massachusetts (August 2017) – Chromatra, LLC, the innovator behind the design and manufacture of color capable night vision, will participate … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Optical Units for Germany’s Future Soldier Programme “Infanterist der Zukunft” Part 3

Wetzlar, Germany, 07/07/2017 – HENSOLDT has received another order for the German Bundeswehr’s “Infanterist der Zukunft – Extended System” (IdZ-ES) modernisation programme. The order includes the delivery of the IRV 600 A1 infrared attachment, the NSV 600 night vision attachment, … Continue reading

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Chromatra Displaying Color Night Vison Clip-on at 2017 NYTOA Tactical Conference

Chromatra, innovators in night vision technologies, will be showing the ColorTAC CVA-14 Color Night Vision Adaptor at Booth #218. Beverly, Mass. (April 2017) – Chromatra, LLC, the innovator behind the design and manufacturer of real color capable night vision, will exhibit its … Continue reading

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Chromatra Introduces Existing NVGs to a World of Color at Border Security Expo 2017

Chromatra, innovators in night vision technologies, will be showing the ColorTAC CVA-14 Color Night Vision Adaptor at booth 741 during the 11th annual Border Security Expo in San Antonio, Texas Beverly, Mass. (April 2017)– Chromatra, LLC, the innovator behind the … Continue reading

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MOHOC HELMET CAM HAVE A NEW FIRMWARE UPGRADE

  Updates for both cameras are now available to improve performance and unlock new App features like customizing your WiFi name and password. Firmware is specifically designed for the MOHOC® and MOHOC® IR, so be sure to download the correct … Continue reading

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Chromatra’s ColorTAC CVA-14 Clips On To Any PVS-14 And Lets You See Color at Night

ColorTAC, the night vision clip-on from Chromatra that turns green to color will be exhibited at the TNVC booth #6502 during the 2017 SHOT Show Beverly, Mass. (January 2017) –Chromatra, LLC, the innovator behind the design and manufacture of real … Continue reading

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A Night Vision Revolution is Here: ColorTAC Opens the Eyes of Existing NVGs to a World of Color

“Maintaining our tactical advantage at night will require revolutionary, game changing capabilities like color night vision. The goal of our color night vision effort is to provide the SOF operator the ability to see true color on a moonless night … Continue reading

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Sightmark SS1000 IR Illuminator

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Instantly increasing your night vision visibility with a click of a button, the powerful Sightmark SS1000 IR Illuminator (SM27000) is the perfect accessory for your night vision and digital night vision devices. The 1,000 mW, 850nm LED … Continue reading

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L3 Will Supply Australian Defence Forces Modernization Technology Including Night Vision Systems

  L-3 Communications announced on 14 Nov 2016 that it has been awarded a contract totaling $208 million by the Australian Defence Force (ADF), under the LAND 53 Phase 1BR program, to deliver soldier modernization technology, including specialized night vision … Continue reading

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Harris Introduces The F5032 Lightweight Night Vision Binocular

The F5032 night vision binocular delivers a tactical advantage in low-light and no-light combat scenarios. Engineered with close-focus technology, an integrated IR illuminator, and hot-swappable image intensifier tubes, the F5032 provides improved operational performance and situational awareness. With the F5032 … Continue reading

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FLIR Systems Acquires Armasight, Inc. for $41 Million

Acquisition Enhances FLIR’s Recreational and Tactical Scopes and Sights Business to Better Serve Outdoor Sporting, Law Enforcement, and Military Markets WILSONVILLE, OR — (Marketwired) — 06/28/16 — FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has acquired Armasight, Inc., … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2016 – STEINER AN/PVS-21 LOW PROFILE NVG

The AN/PVS-21 is a Low Profile Night Vision Goggle that utilizes sensor fusion technology to move the image intensifier tubes out of line with the optics, which allows the width of the unit to be significantly shorter than most other … Continue reading

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TrackingPoint Introduces Mil-Spec Stealth Attachments for Precision-Guided Firearms

TrackingPoint announced three new products today for night-time missions.  TorridTM Thermal Imaging, VividTM Gen-3 Night Vision, and HushTM Silencer attachments are now available for most TrackingPoint Precision-Guided Firearms.  The defense-grade products are designed to support total-darkness missions for the military, … Continue reading

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ATN Announces New Smart HD Optics Accessories: A High Powered IR Light and a Long Lasting External Battery Pack

South San Francisco, Calif. (March 2016) –ATN, introduced its new Smart HD accessories line, compatible with ATN Smart HD Devices. The first products to roll out from the Smart HD accessories line are the ATN IR850 Pro and the ATN … Continue reading

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TNVC NVG ADAPTER FOR THE GoPro CAMERA

The TNVC NVG Adapter for GoPro HERO cameras allows you to capture the highest quality night vision video from the operator’s perspective. The TNVC NVG Adapter will attach any HERO model to a night vision goggle with a PVS-14 Eyepiece … Continue reading

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ATN Launches New Video Submission Contest

Contestants can submit videos directly to ATN’s Smart HD Channel, where the best three videos will each win a Shot Trak-X HD. South San Francisco, Calif. (February 2016) –ATN, innovators of advanced night vision, thermal imaging and digital Smart HD … Continue reading

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AT SHOT SHOW 2016 WITH STEINER E-OPTICS

  Just prior to SHOT Show 2016, Steiner announced the new DBAL-A4. We’re not easily impressed but this is an impressive accessory available in both military and commercial specification. There is much to like here readers. The DBAL-A$ provides 4 … Continue reading

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HSGI and RE Factor Collaborate To Deliver The HSGI NVG Counterweight

HSGI and RE Factor collaborate to deliver the HSGI NVG Counterweight. The NVG Counterweight, conceived by RE Factor is designed specifically for individuals using NVGs with battery pack attachment.  The pack comes with two x .45lb parkerized steel plates to … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Links Family of Weapon Sights-Individual To The Enhanced Night Vision Goggle Wirelessly.

Military.com ran an interesting story on the Army’s efforts to integrate its Family of Weapon Sights-Individual (FWS-I) with the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle (ENVG). In this system, the operator is able to transmit his thermal weapon sight’s image, with a … Continue reading

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AMERICAN TECHNOLOGIES NETWORK CORP. ATN AT SHOT SHOW 2015

American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN) has been supply advanced high technology optics for just about 20 years. The company calls South San Francisco, CA home. I recently had the opportunity to review the company’s Shot Trak HD, weapon mounted camera, … Continue reading

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HARRIS TO ACQUIRE EXELIS FOR $4.75B

Over a year ago, I alerted our readers to the upcoming consolidation in sectors of the Defense Industry, resulting from Sequester. A prognosis that is unfolding even as I write this. Harris communications has just wrapped up a deal to … Continue reading

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DARPA Is Looking For Next Generation Night Vision Goggles

Citing soldier health concerns and the growing availability of commercial  I 2 night vision optics, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) wants industry to develop lighter, more compact and more advanced night vision goggles for the military. U.S. Special … Continue reading

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Exelis Individual Soldier System (ISS)

Let me open by thanking Tim White, Andy Dunn, Mike Meyer and Jorge Petrovic for their time and generosity in taking me through the many systems Exelis is delivering today, all of which play significant roles in Battle Space Management. … Continue reading

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ATN Announces PS28 Night Vision Optic

ATN’s PS28 mounts in front of a traditional day optic. The typical installation does not require re-zeroing of the day optic so converting from day to night vision is as simple as mounting the PS28 to the objective bell of … Continue reading

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Night Vision Contact Lenses…

The soldier of the future may no longer need image intensified monoculars and binoculars hanging from his helmet.  Two researchers, Ted Norris and Zhaohui Zhong,  at the University of Michigan have developed a super-thin infrared light sensor using graphene. The … Continue reading

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The American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN) Launches ARES

ARES is ATN’s latest addition to their line of night vision weapon mounted sights. The ARES series of weapon sights is more compact, rugged and easy to use. It uses a more sensitive sensor and a high quality image tube … Continue reading

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ATN Unveils The ATN X-Sight Rifle Scopes.

The ATN X-Sight ships in 3-12x and 5-18X configurations. The X-Sight rifle uses a low-light HD sensor to provide a high quality, high resolution image. The X-Sight operates using menu driven software that allows the user to choose from several … Continue reading

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American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN) Facebook Product Giveaway – In Time for the Holidays

Fans of the ATN Facebook page can enter for a chance to win one of three of ATN’s most popular Night Vision devices: the DNVM-2 Digital NV Monocular 2x (a $219 value), the MK390 Night Vision Riflescope (a $499 value) … Continue reading

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Visual Explanation of the Hybrid NVD

I get questions, from time to time, from readers that have an interest in a hybrid night vision device, so this is an excellent way to deal with that – courtesy of the ATN folks in the Bay Area. The … Continue reading

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American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN) Launches Weekly Facebook Product Giveaway

South San Francisco, CA – American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN), makers of military, law enforcement, security and outdoor night vision and thermal applications, has launched a weekly Facebook product giveaway, entitled “The Digital Night Vision Giveaway.” Fans of the ATN … Continue reading

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ATN Announces the NVG-7 Night Vision Goggles

  The ATN NVG-7 NVG is a multi-purpose series that allows users to operate the NVG-7 as a hand-held, head-mounted or helmet-mounted night vision device. The single-tube night vision goggle is built around a high-grade 18mm Gen 2+ or Gen … Continue reading

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Italy’s Soldato Futuro Includes ITT Exelis i-Aware TM-NVG

The Italian soldier modernization program “Soldato Futuro” will add ITT’s i-Aware TM-NVG (tactical mobility night-vision goggles) to their night vision portfolio. Designed in collaboration with Selex ES and the Italian Army, i-Aware is an advanced, multi-purpose NVG designed to connect … Continue reading

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American Technologies Network , Corp Make I2 Technology Affordable With The ATN Night Trek 3X and 5X.

American Technologies Network , Corp makes viewing wildlife nighttime action extremely affordable with the Night Trek monocular series in 3x and 5x magnification.  The ATN Night Trek night vision monoculars are compact first-generation models that provide the user with superior … Continue reading

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DARPA Is Looking For A Multiband Camera System For Dismounted Soldiers

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) would like to see proposals for advanced helmet-mounted and clip-on camera systems, as part of its pixel network for dynamic visualization (PIXNET) program. The objective is to fuse all sensors, visible, near infrared … Continue reading

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ATN Announces The PS7 Night Vision Goggle.

ATN, San Francisco, CA, has announced  the ATN PS7 night vision goggle, a lightweight high-performance night vision goggle.  The ATN PS7 can be used as a hand-held goggle, or head-mounted with the hands-free, flip-up, head mount assembly that comes standard with the … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – STS AN/PVS-21 LPNVG

Spent some time with the folks from the O’Gara Company checking out the STS AN/PVS-21 LPNVG (Low Profile Night Vision Goggle), a rather impressive piece of technology. The obvious is of course its compactness, especially when compared to an AN/PVS-14. The LPNVG … Continue reading

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