Accession Number : AD0923433

Title :   Development Test II (Service Phase) of Night Vision Sight, Crew Served Weapons, AN/TVS-5 (Second Generation).

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Feb-Aug 74,

Corporate Author : ARMY INFANTRY BOARD FORT BENNING GA

Personal Author(s) : Thoma, Richard H.

Report Date : SEP 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 157

Abstract : The Development Test II (Service Phase) of Night Vision Sight, Crew Served Weapons, AN/TVS-5 (Second Generation), was conducted by the US Army INfantry Board, Fort Benning, GA, from February 1974 to August 1974. Testing was conducted to determine the physical and operational characteristics of the AN/TVS-5 sight, to confirm the safety, and to determine the reliability and functioning capability of the AN/TVS-5 sight under prevailing temperate climatic conditions. Test soliders were from TOE units and were supervised by personnel of the Infantry Board.

Descriptors :   *NIGHT SIGHTS), (*NIGHT VISION DEVICES, NIGHT SKY, NIGHT WARFARE, LOW LIGHT LEVELS, TARGET DETECTION, IMAGE INTENSIFIERS(ELECTRONICS), RIFLES, MACHINE GUNS, BORESIGHTING, SAFETY, MAINTENANCE, DRY BATTERIES, TEMPERATE REGIONS, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS.

Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors
      Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE