Photonis showcased its new high performance INTENS Image Intensifier at AAD 2014

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AAD 2014
Official Media Partner
International exhibition of weapons systems
and military equipment

17 - 21 Sept 2014
Tshwane, South Africa
 
Photonis Intens at AAD 2014
 
 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:59 AM
 
Photonis showcased its new high performance INTENS Image Intensifier at AAD 2014
Photonis showcased its latest night vision sensor innovation at Africa Aerospace & Defence exhibition (AAD 2014) which took place at Air Force Base Waterkloof in Centurion, South Africa, from September 17-21. The INTENS tube offers extended bandwidth sensitivity (from 400-1000 nm) and improved sensitivity to 100µlx (Night Level 6).
     
Photonis showcased its latest night vision sensor innovation at Africa Aerospace & Defence exhibition (AAD 2014) which took place at Air Force Base Waterkloof in Centurion, South Africa, from September 17-21. The INTENS tube offers extended bandwidth sensitivity (from 400-1000 nm) and improved sensitivity to 100µlx (Night Level 6).
Picture taken during AAD 2014 through the INTENS equiped AN/PVS-14 Monocular Night Vision Device. The dark room is simulating 10 mlx equivalent to a quarter moon at night.
     
At AAD 2014, Photonis was demonstrating the capability of the INTENS in a black room. Army Recognition was able to experience the quality of this new night vision sensor which was unveiled for the first time at Eurosatory this year: No matter the level of darkness simulated (from full moon night to moon-less overcast night) the INTENS tube provided excellent image quality thanks to its superior resolution and low noise level.
     
Photonis showcased its latest night vision sensor innovation at Africa Aerospace & Defence exhibition (AAD 2014) which took place at Air Force Base Waterkloof in Centurion, South Africa, from September 17-21. The INTENS tube offers extended bandwidth sensitivity (from 400-1000 nm) and improved sensitivity to 100µlx (Night Level 6).
At AAD 2014, Photonis was demonstrating its latest technology thanks to an AN/PVS-14 Monocular Night Vision Device fitted with the INTENS tube.
     
According to Photonis, the new INTENS tube provides a 40% increase in detection, recognition, and identification (DRI) over previous tubes. INTENS is a unique intensifier well-suited for Multi-Mission Night Vision; ideal for use in the darkest mission conditions including deep mountain valleys and jungle terrain.


Detection, recognition and identification of objects and persons in a hostile environment are essential to all deployed forces. Already field proven, INTENS offers end-users access to a superior performance Image Intensifier Tube that is an easily deployed solution for operations in extreme darkness. INTENS comes standard equipped with a state-of-the-art Auto-Gating power supply for operations in very dynamic light conditions and a high contrast green P22 phosphor. Like other PHOTONIS Image Intensifiers, the INTENS is mission ready for integration into equipment of the world’s leading suppliers of optical systems.
 

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