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Development Of An Aviator's Night Vision Imaging System (ANVIS)
Author(s): Donald Jenkins; Albert Efkeman
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Paper Abstract

Historical background is presented of the U.S. Army's requirement for a high performance, lightweight, night vision goggle for use by helicopter pilots. System requirements are outlined and a current program for development of a third generation image intensification device is described. Primary emphasis is on the use of light precision molded, aspheric plastic optical elements and molded plastic mechanical components. System concept, design, and manufacturing considerations are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 1980
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0250, Optomechanical Systems Design, (8 October 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959431
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Donald Jenkins, Night Vision & Electro Optics Lab. (United States)
Albert Efkeman, Bell & Howell Co. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0250:
Optomechanical Systems Design
Mete Bayar, Editor(s)

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