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AN/PVS-7 & AN/PVS-14 NVD: ACH Lever Bracket Supply Sub
By | Dec. 26, 2023
A shortage in AN/PVS-7 & AN/PVS-14 NVD ACH lever brackets, NSN 5340-01-509-1467, can be mitigated by ordering the next higher assembly, NSN 5855-01-610-8704, but there are some important things to know before you place your...

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NVDs: How to Get Replacement Data Plates
By | June 13, 2023
Is your night vision device missing its data plate, or is the data plate unreadable? You can get free data plate replacements. Here’s how…...

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NVD: Handle Screen with Care
By | Feb. 24, 2023
NVDs give you a great view in low light. But they also contain toxic materials that can injure you. Learn more here…...

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Lithium Batteries: Don’t Get Burned By Wrong Type
By | Jan. 20, 2023
​This article initially appeared in PS 797 (Apr 19), pp.53-54. Pay close attention to the battery type used in sights and night vision equipment. Using the wrong kind can lead to disaster...

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AN/PVS-14 NVD: PM to Light Your Way
By | Dec. 21, 2022
This article initially appeared in PS 788, pp. 58-59 (Jul 18). AN/PVS-14 night vision devices need dedicated care and attention. Some subject-matter experts offer a few tips that will help. Read on to discover what they are.…...

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AN/PVS-14 NVD: A PMCS Primer
By | April 6, 2022
An electronic tech inspector shares a few basic tips for maintaining the AN/PVS-14 monocular night vision device, NSN 5855-01-432-0524. Read on to learn more...

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Night Vision Devices, Sights: Stopping Battery Leak Damage
By | Jan. 22, 2021
This article originally appeared in PS 793, p. 18 (Dec 18). Dear Editor, each year, night vision devices (NVDs) and small arms sights suffer thousands and thousands of dollars of damage because they’re stored with their...

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AN/PVS-14 NVDs: Preventive Maintenance Leads Way Out of Darkness
By | Aug. 21, 2020
This article initially appeared in PS 762 (May 16), pp. 50-51. Dear Editor, we have a few suggestions on the AN/PVS-14 night vision devices (NVDs) that will help Soldiers see clearly in the dark...

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NVG: Cheap Pouch Prevents Expensive Damage!
By | Feb. 6, 2020
This article initially appeared in PS 772, p.49. Your night vision goggles (NVG) weren’t meant to be stuck in a pocket or backpack when you’re not wearing them. One misstep could send you tumbling against something like a...

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NVGs: Purging Applies to All Units
By | Nov. 26, 2019
Dear Half-Mast, I have a question about purging AN/PVS-14 night vision goggles (NVGs). Are the Reserves required to purge semiannually? To see MSG Half-Mast's response, click MORE...