Accession Number : ADA159720


Title :   Night Vision Manual for the Flight Surgeon.


Descriptive Note : Special rept. Mar 84-Aug 85,


Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TX


Personal Author(s) : Tredici,T J ; Miller,R E , II


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a159720.pdf


Report Date : Aug 1985


Pagination or Media Count : 45


Abstract : The Ophthalmology Branch, at the USAF School fo Aerospace Medicine, has initiated a program to extensively study night visual performance. Some of the objectives of ths program are to develop a simple, rapid, and accurate night vision screening device; establish norms for flying personnel; evaluate training and enhancement techniques; determine the effects of various nutrients and drugs; and investigate image-intensifying devices--i.e., night vision goggles (NVG). An additional objective is to update the educational level of USAF flight surgeons, base optometrists, and ophthamologists about the aeromedical aspects of night vision and the new NVG technology. This manual was designed to provide useful information to the medical personnels that provide direct support to operational units.


Descriptors :   *NIGHT VISION DEVICES , *NIGHT VISION , *GOGGLES , OPTIMIZATION , EDUCATION , FLIGHT CREWS , PERFORMANCE(HUMAN) , NUTRIENTS , LEVEL(QUANTITY) , DRUGS , AEROSPACE MEDICINE , OPHTHALMOLOGY , FLIGHT SURGEONS


Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE