Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by chrisg46, Jan 6, 2013.

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  1. chrisg46

    chrisg46 LE Book Reviewer

    In stuff I have seen on the upcoming zero dark thirty film, it seems that the us sf teams now wear night optics with 4 lenses. Anyone know why 4 lenses? Is it some kind of splinter cell thermal/night vision combo?
    Does it allow depth perception, an issue that affects the more conventional optics?

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  2. Less tunnel vision and more spatial awareness.

    AIRBORNEJOCK War Hero Reviewer Book Reviewer

    As said above it gives you a wider field of view similar to your eyes FOV.
  4. Surely it's so SF ninjas can fire four weapons at once at night time...
  5. I think they have exaggerated the night optics and just to get the audience's attention and make them believe
  6. Interesting Blobmeister. They weigh less than a lot of Binocular Gen 4 NVG.
  7. Feck me...on those dark nights wandering around the German countryside we were just issued an extra ration of carrots and on we went!
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  8. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    sure its not just to frighten little children?
  9. I suspect that the weight is a bit understated, I also suspect that the large overhang at the back of the helmet contains a massive counterweight.
  10. Think that's the battery pack
  11. The overhang, not the lump on the back. :)
  12. The battery pack is in the Landrover trundling along behind him...
  13. Cutaway

    Cutaway LE Reviewer


    There you go, all the gen necessary for one of your in-depth reviews.
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