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AN/PVS-10, NIGHT VISION SNIPERSCOPE

The Night Vision Sniperscope is an integrated day/night sight for the M24 Sniper Rifle. The Sniperscope provides the sniper the capability to acquire and engage targets during low and high ambient light conditions. For nighttime operation, the Sniperscope utilizes third generation image intensification technology. For day use, the Sniperscope is a direct view system. The system mounts to the existing rail of the M24 and uses the same mil-dot reticle as the existing Leupold day scope. The magnification for day and night operation is 8.5X. The system's maximum weight is 4.90 pounds. It includes a day/night selector switch, and adjustments for output brightness and reticle illumination.

TRANSPORTATION CHARACTERISTICS / LIMITATIONS: Shipping/storage case including contents: 16" x 10" x 6", 7 lbs. No special transportation requirements.

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND:

FY92 SEP Program Managed by PM Small Arms.

Sep 92 Production Management Transitioned to PM, NV/RSTA.

Aug 93 SNS Requirements Finalized by USAIS.

Nov 93 RFP Issued.

Apr 94 Milestone I/III (TC Generic) IPR Approved.

Apr 94 Contract Award to VARO, Inc. (now Litton).

REQUIREMENTS DOCUMENT: Aug 93 - Changes to M24 SWS Letter Requirement (1986).

TYPE CLASSIFICATION: Generic (Apr 94), Standard (Apr 96).

EVENT SCHEDULE FISCAL YEAR

96

97

98

99

00

01

QTR

1 2 3 4

1 2 3 4

1 2 3 4

1 2 3 4

1 2 3 4

1 2 3 4

LUT

2

 

 

 

 

 

IPT

 

1

 

 

 

 

Deliveries

 

2-----4

 

 

 

 

Transition Date

 

4

 

 

 

 


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