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Night Vision Devices

Night Vision Technologies: Image Intensifiers alow emergency responders to tactically maneuver and maintain situational awareness in minimal light situations. The DHS Science and Technology Directorate’s National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) conducted an operationally-oriented assessment of six commercial, off-the-shelf head or helmet mountable NVDs based on recommendations derived at a focus group of emergency responders. This video summarizes results from the assessment and the responders’ feedback on each product’s overall capabilities and limitations. NUSTL manages the System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders (SAVER) program to inform emergency responder equipment selection and procurement decisions. SAVER assessment reports in video-format are supplementary to text-based assessment reports. The full NVD Assessment Report will be available for download in the SAVER Document Library. (DHS Video by Science & Technology Directorate/Released)