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SHOT 2019—TNVC Announces the PVS-14/PBM (Powered Bridge Mount) and SAS-E (Situational Awareness Suite-Enhanced) Booth 6502

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

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Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, Nevada—

TNVC is extremely proud to announce the release of the patent pending TNV/PVS-14-PBM Powered Bridge Mount this year during the 2019 NSSF SHOT Show.

The TNV/PVS-14-PBM was originally conceived to provide an option for military and law enforcement customers that already have large fleets of PVS-14 MNVD (Monocular Night Vision Device) and provide them with BNVD capability, offering improved depth perception and motion parallax, increased situational awareness, and PID range. While purpose-built BNVD systems remain a superior solution under most circumstances, it is not always realistic for large organizations to purchase brand new BNVD systems or pay for expensive conversion programs to rebuild old devices, especially when they already have fully functional and serviceable PVS-14s.

While the concept of bridging together two PVS-14s to create a set of BNVDs is not new, the TNV/PVS-14 Powered Bridge Mount offers new capabilities to provide the best possible solution for individuals and organizations seeking to get BNVD capabilities from their PVS-14s.

The TNV/PVS-14-PBM is a “drop-in” conversion for all TNV/PVS-14s, and most current AN/PVS-14s and other PVS-14s with a single AA battery compartment (TNVC can also convert double AA units to current specifications), and replaces the individual AA cells with battery inserts that connect to the central bridge, powered by a single AA cell and allowing for centralized activation of both devices without needed to operate each PVS-14 independently. The battery inserts also feature threaded ends to allow the factory battery housing caps to remain tethered and stowed to the device, requiring no modification of the host monoculars to be used in the BNVD configuration.

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Unlike most bridge systems, the TNV/PVS-14-PBM uses two points of contact, the threaded accessory mounting point and the objective lens locking ring, to ensure the best possible alignment of the devices to prevent user-fatigue created by misaligned monoculars.

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The TNV/PVS-14-PBM mounts with a standard BNVS-style dovetail interface, compatible with industry standard and issued Wilcox Industries and Norotos dovetail mounts, and providing greatly improved, secure and positive lockup compared to the current USGI “bayonet” interface typically used with the PVS-14 when used with the USGI “J-Arm.”

In addition to the onboard power supply, the Powered Bridge Mount also features the capability to be used with auxiliary battery packs, such as the Low Profile Battery Pack (LPBP) used with ANVIS aviator’s night vision system, and readily available through both military supply chains and the 1033 program, allowing increased battery life, as well as allowing users to shift some weight to the rear of the helmet, and serving as a counterweight.

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The TNV/PVS-14-PBM also features independently articulating arms, allowing users to adjust the interpupillary distance (IPD), as well as swiveling one or both monoculars out of the way if the user needs to use their natural vision. This rotating feature, also allows the goggle to stow more closely to the user’s helmet, both distributing the weight more evenly, and allowing the user to maintain a lower profile when the goggles stowed.

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The TNV/PVS-14-PBM is manufactured in the U.S. out of Delrin polymer and 6061 aluminum to the same high standards of quality, construction, ruggedness, and waterproofing as the proven TNV/Sentinel and RNVG systems.

The Powered Bridge Mount is currently available to all customers, and will also be offered in the TNVC Situational Awareness Suite-Enhanced (SAS-E) that will include the TNV/PVS-14-PBM, Ops-Core Mission Configurable Helmet Cover Gen. II, and a BNVS compatible mount, offering a turn-key solution for users who are issued the MICH/Army Combat Helmet/ECH, offering not only BNVD capabilities, but helmet accessory rails, and improved shroud and mount, and mounting points for strobes and other IFF devices without any modifications to the host helmet.

Please stop by and see us if you’re at the 2019 SHOT Show at Booth #6502. The TNV/PVS-14-PBM as well as the full SAS-E kit are on display, along with many other exciting new products and announcements for 2019!

TNV/PVS-14-PBM MSRP: $789, Dealer and Government Pricing Available

For product inquiries, to schedule a meeting during the 2019 NSSF SHOT Show, or military, agency, or dealer sales, please contact augee@tnvc.com.

TNVC Mohawk Gen 2 Now Available, Gen 1 on Clearance While Supplies Last

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

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In the short time since the release of the original Generation 1 Mohawk Counterweight and Storage systems, the Mohawk has been a runaway hit with military, LE, and civilian night vision users alike. Rather than resting on our laurels however, we’ve continued to improve upon the original Mohawk design and listened to user feedback, and we are now proud to announce the launch of the Generation 2 Mohawk Counterweight/Storage system.

Designed by TNVC staff and incorporating operator feedback as well as our staff’s own battlefield experience, we designed the Mohawk Gen. 2 to be a highly functional, modular accessory for all modern warriors. It provides useful storage and retention of mission-essential gear and will attach to any currently-fielded ballistic or bump helmet with Velcro.

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Manufactured in the U.S. by Spiritus Systems, the Gen. 2 Mohawk is 100% Berry compliant, and is now constructed out of a much lighter weight 500D Cordura Nylon without giving up any of the functionality or features of the 1000D Generation 1 design. The Gen. 2 Mohawk also feature fully color and pattern matched Velcro loop fastener, even in patterns such as Multicam Aridä, Multicam Blackä, and Multicam Tropicä to provide an uninterrupted surface pattern. We’ve also introduced the highly requested Ranger Green colorway to the Mohawk line, replacing the Olive Drab of the Gen. 1 design.

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Like the Gen. 1 Mohawk, the Gen. 2 Mohawk comes in three models:

· Mohawk MK1—Counterweight pouch with four user-configurable lead weights to adjust the counterweight from 4 ounces to a full pound, as well as a removable battery storage tray, perfect for almost any NVG system from the AN/PVS-14 to dual-tube systems like the AN/PVS-15, TNV/Sentinel, DTNVG, and more

tnvc.com/shop/tnvc-mohawk-mk1-gen2-counterweight

· Mohawk MK2—For use with systems utilizing the ANVIS Low Profile Battery Pack (LPBP), Adams Industries Ground Warrior Battery Pack, or L-3 Cold Weather/GPNVG/FGS battery pack

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· Mohawk MK3—Compact remote battery pack storage for systems utilizing the L-3 BNVD battery pack such as the AN/PVS-31A

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Mohawk MK1 Gen. 2

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Mohawk MK2 Gen. 2

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Mohawk MK3 Gen. 2

The Mohawk Gen. 2 offers all of the great features that made the original Mohawk a hit, including the vertically-oriented Mohawk strip, which is the centerpiece of the design, featuring a Velcro pile surface that accepts attachment of all currently issued / fielded signal strobe devices. The continuous pile strip allows for precise placement of the device on the rear or top of the helmet while providing enough room for attaching a blast sensor device. The adjustable shock cord net provides secondary retention for the devices while not limiting access to their controls. The shock cord net also provides excellent storage for a SOF-T tourniquet for those not using an IR strobe.

The Gen. 2 also features extended cable management loops for communications downleads, as well as a cord lock retainer to prevent the retention bungee from shifting or hanging loose when mounted. The Mohawk also features multiple loops for ready access to spare batteries, as well as secondary retention tie-down points for additional stability and security.

The Generation 2 Mohawks are on sale now at $79 for all versions.

We are also running a clearance sale on all remaining stocks of the Generation 1 Mohawk while supplies last, with MK1 Gen. 1s and MK2 Gen. 1s priced at $59, and $69 for the MK3 Gen. 1.

tnvc.com/shop/category/sale

TNVC Introduces L-3 Thin-Filmed White Phosphor to Their Line of Popular TNV/PVS-14 Night Vision Monoculars

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Following the enormous popularity of TNVC’s Limited Edition July 4th TNV/PVS-14s and overwhelming customer demand for more, similar offerings, TNVC is proud to announce that we have added L-3 Thin-Filmed White Phosphor image intensifier tubes to our regular product line, and they are now available for sale as part of our popular TNV/PVS-14 line.

These high-performing Generation 3, Auto-Gated Night Vision Monoculars offer similar performance to our L-3 OMNI VIII Green Thin-Filmed units, and will meet or exceed current U.S. military OMNI VIII contract specs, but using the highly sought-after White Phosphor technology and image coloration.

With prices starting at $3,495.00, these units offer customers an intermediate option between our more traditional green units and our premium L-3 Unfilmed White Phosphor image intensifier tubes. While these Thin-Filmed White Phosphor tubes cannot match the performance of the Unfilmed White Phosphor units, and will have more scintillation in extremely dark conditions, like our Thin-Filmed green units, they nevertheless offer superb image quality and resolution. Moreover, many end-users report that White Phosphor image intensifier tubes produce an image that is perceived as brighter and having more contrast, with deeper shadows and more defined details, as well as being more pleasing to the eye and producing less eye-strain during prolonged use than green units.

Like all TNV/PVS-14 units, these units are “semi-custom” and built by hand to-order at TNVC’s California facility, and come with TNVC’s industry-leading 10 Year Warranty. While this adds some lead time to these units, it allows TNVC the ability to offer customers will a full menu of customizable options with our TNV/PVS-14, including tube type and accessory kits, as well as MIL-SPEC Black, Flat Dark Earth, and officially licensed Crye Multicamä.

In addition to the standard TNVC TM-14 Weapon Mount option, customers can also purchase the excellent Wilcox L4 G11 ARMY helmet mount at a special package price of $255 with the purchase of one of these L-3 Thin-Filmed White Phosphor units, providing a vast improvement over the decades-old Legacy USGI “Rhino” system.

These Thin-Filmed White Phosphor image intensifier tubes are currently only being offered as part of the TNV/PVS-14 product line. All of our other TNV dual tube Night Vision Goggle systems will continue to be offered with L-3 Thin-Filmed OMNI VIII green and L-3 Unfilmed White Phosphor image intensifier tubes.

tnvc.com/shop/tnvpvs-14-l3-gen3-omni-viii-filmed-white-phosphor

Dwayne Johnson & Co “Rock” TNVC Sentinel NVGs in the High-Rise Action Thriller, Skyscraper (2018)

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Dwayne Johnson plays Will Sawyer, a former FBI HRT Operator turned private security specialist who must take down terrorists that threaten his family in the new film directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber
While TNVC remains proudly dedicated to providing our warfighters, law enforcement professionals, and individual citizens with the very best night vision equipment, training, and support, we’re not above having some fun once in a while, and we were happy to be approached by the production team of Skyscraper(2018) to provide NV equipment and consulting for one of the key action sequences in what is sure to be a riveting, explosive adventure for all audiences!

TNVC team member Charles “Chip” Lasky and Buck Doyle on set with members of the cast to provide military consulting along with NV equipment during the film’s production—look for Chip and TNVC in the credits!

TNVC is proud to have been able to support this production and to help make the film come to life, be sure to check it out!

Skyscraper opens in theaters today, Friday, July 13th, starring Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, and Roland Møller, directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, and is distributed by Universal Pictures.

TNVC is Excited to Announce the RNVG from AB NightVision Inc

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

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The RNVG is designed as the most rugged night vision goggle available. While most NVG’s are built with molded polymer housings, the RNVG features a 7075 aluminum chassis for unsurpassed rigidity and structural strength. All articulation points have been beefed up to increase impact resistance, giving users one tough goggle. Designed and machined at AB NightVision, and finished / assembled at TNVC, the Ruggedized Night Vision Goggle is ready to face the toughest customers and harshest environments!

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Traditionally, the weakest point in a night vision goggle is the joint between the optic pods and the bridge. This point accounts for the majority of catastrophic breakage when a NVG is dropped or hit. Part of this reason is that these joints are either polymer on polymer or metal on polymer interfaces. While there are some seriously impact resistant polymers out there, it’s hard to beat aluminum for strength to weight ratios. Both the optic pods and bridge in the RNVG are machined from solid billet 7075 (a material that is 36% stronger than most common steel), to give end users the strongest NVG on the market (not to mention a little piece of mind). Careful design and advanced machining keep the weight down to 20 oz. with a battery installed.

More info available on the TNVC website. tnvc.com/shop/ab-nightvision-rnvg-ruggedized-night-vision-goggle

Visit TNVC at NRA Annual Meeting

Monday, April 30th, 2018

SHOT Show 18 – TNVC

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

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TNVC has introduced Remote Battery Case for the FLIR PTS 233, PTS 536 and PTS 736. It mounts to a Pic Rail and will offer an additional 13 hours of operational time.

TNVC giving out one of their highy sought after patches at Show Show 2018

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

TNVC owner, Vic DiCosola sent me this note:

“We’re giving out a limited number of these new patches at Shot Show in addition to showing off some of the newest NV gear releases. Come by TNVC’s booth #6502, say hi and talk NVD’s! But do get this new patch before it ends up on FleaBay as we will not be producing it again!”

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Here’s their details:

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www.tnvc.com