Accession Number:

ADA270697

Title:

MAS Bulletin. Night Observation Device

Descriptive Note:

Military applications summary bulletin.

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH EUROPEAN OFFICE FPO NEW YORK 09510

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-02-21

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

Attributes of the W401 are as follows 1 Is one of the lightest devices of its type on the world market 2 Use 25-mm second-generation image intensifier tube 3 Capable of long-range night surveillance use 4 In clear starlight and with x7 magnification permits observation of men and vehicles at a range of up to 7 miles 11.2 km 5 With 40-percent contrast in clear starlight a man is easily visible 6 Normal viewing enables detection and location of static or moving targets up to 2000 m and recognition and identification of targets within a range of 1500 m 7 When mounted on a pan and tilt dividing head, bearings to targets can be obtained and 8 The pan and tilt dividing head may in turn be mounted either on a low-level tripod in a ground role or on any suitable vehicle interface

Subject Categories:

  • Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE