The case for dismounted night vision investment

James Browning

To all but the enthusiast, night vision may seem a relatively modern invention, an icon of the 90s, only ever seen when used with a balaclava and black coveralls. Then Iraq and Afghanistan flooded the public consciousness with green and black images as Humvees raced across berms, green IR lasers cut through the Iraqi night and screens glowed white in the flash of precision strikes. However, this idea of night vision as a recent addition to modern soldiering simply isn’t right as nig...
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