May 2006

Thermal Imaging

Volume 90, Issue 5

Pierre G Hollis

Erin Solaro

A formerly mounted or rotary-wing night vision capability is being made available to the rifleman.

This article will provide a brief trajectory of night fighting from the perspective of the U.S. military and a brief overview of current efforts (with a focus on the thermal binocular system tactical range thermal imager (TRTI)) by U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command (MarCor-SysCom) to further develop and optimize the enabling technology to support the Marine Corps' night fighting abilities, especially at the squad and individual warfighter level.

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