L3Harris Night Vision Technology to Help Safeguard US Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialists

The U.S. Army has selected L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) to deliver binocular night vision technology that enables Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) specialists to better detect, disable, neutralize and render safe explosive devices in low light and no light environments.

L3Harris will deliver its Binocular Night Vision Device-1531 (BNVD-1531) – a lightweight, ergonomic goggle that features several adjustable settings, making this an ideal goggle that adapts to changing mission requirements.

L3Harris’ strategic investments in our night vision technology ensures our customers have the right solution for the mission. Whether they are engaging a threat on the battlefield, or disabling a roadside improvised explosive device, our technology ensures users can operate with the same clarity and situational awareness at night as they would during the day.

Lynn Bollengier, President, Integrated Vision Solutions, L3Harris
BNVD-1531 SPECIFICATIONS
Field of View40˚ + 20˚ (circular)
Objective Focus10 in. (25 cm +3 cm) to infinity
Diopter Adjustmentfrom +2.0 to -6.0
Image IntensificationMX-11769 Gen III White Phosphor variable gain tubes
Battery Type(1) AA Lithium
Battery Life> 16 hrs. avg. at 25˚C (77˚F)
> 50 hrs. avg. at 25˚C (77˚F) on (4) AA Lithium batteries with optional 4-cell battery pack
Weight (w/ batteries)< 560 g (1.23 lb.) with AA battery, diopter (no accessories)
Dimensions4.6 in. L x 4.5 in. W x 3.6 in. H
EnvironmentalMeets MIL-STD-810

Source: L3Harris news release

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