Accession Number : AD0856858

Title :   Service Test of Crew-Served Weapons Night Vision Sight under Arctic Winter Conditions.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 13 Nov 68-15 Apr 69,

Corporate Author : ARMY ARCTIC TEST CENTER FORT GREELY AK

Personal Author(s) : Brown, Eric B.

Report Date : 15 APR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 53

Abstract : A Service Test of the Crew-Served Weapon Night Vision Sight was conducted by the U. S. Army Arctic Test Center, Fort Greely, Alaska, from 13 November 1968 to 15 April 1969. The test was conducted to determine suitability of the Sight for U. S. Army use and whether the Sight mounted on a .50 caliber machinegun and a 106mm recoilless rifle is functional in temperatures of -10 F to the lowest a ailable.

Descriptors :   (*GUN SIGHTS, COLD WEATHER TESTS), MACHINE GUNS, RECOILLESS GUNS, NIGHT VISION, IMAGE INTENSIFIERS(ELECTRONICS), ILLUMINATION, RETICLES, INFRARED EQUIPMENT, PERISCOPIC GUN SIGHTS, ACCEPTABILITY.

Subject Categories : Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE