An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Home : Articles
Have a Soldier/Warfighter who takes pride and ownership of their assigned equipment? Then nominate them for PS Magazine's "I Own This" recognition program. Click HERE to learn more.
 
PS Magazine poster image which links to the posters page at https://www.psmagazine.army.mil/Resources/Posters/
Click on image above to view and
download 
this and other posters
Would you stake your life, right now, on the condition of your equipment?
Articles
NEWS | July 22, 2019

AN/PVS-14 MNVD: Eyeguard and Eyecup are Different

Page 59 in PS 788 (Jul 18) talked about the importance of replacing missing parts on the AN/ PVS-14 monocular night vision device (MNVD). That includes the eyeguard, NSN 6650-01-444- 1229.

One reader thought the part should have referred to the eyeshield (commonly called eyecup), NSN 5855-01-246-8273, since the article showed a helmet-mounted AN/PVS-14.

The eyecup, which is not a component of end item (COEI), is only used with the helmet-mounted version.

The eyeguard, which is COEI, is used with the weapon-mounted version.

Both parts are essential to maintain light security and prevent detection by the enemy. If either is missing, replace them ASAP.
 

Want to get better search results faster? 
Click the link below to access our "how to" guide
.
After entering a keyword, you must hit or click the Search bar/box below for the function to work.
Simply hitting Return won't yield results.
LOGSA Links/URLs
Note about links to archive articles

If you come across a link to a pre-2014 PS Magazine issue or article that uses LOGSA in the web address (URL), use this link instead:
 
For issues/articles from 2014 and after, click on the Archive/Index tab in the top menu of this website.

BE ADVISED: With the migration to Army365, emails in older articles may still reflect an @mail.mil address. To update, change the domain to @army.mil