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Monthly Archives: November 2015

06 Nov

Throughout the history of warfare, nighttime engagements had been dramatically reduced due to the need for proper illumination. Bright light sources on the battlefield were obviously problematic in that tactical positions and activity could be seen by both sides! Finally, in the 1950's, new technologies for allowing soldiers to fight at night, as well as in the daytime, were beginning to appear and are constantly being improved upon today.

Night Vision Devices (NVD's) allow the user to see and maneuver with little to no existing light. These devices have the capability to magnify the most minute amount of ambient light …

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