New. 0879470682 BRAND NEW AND READY TO SHIP. FROM THE BEGINNING OF TIME MAN HAS SOUGHT TO FLY, JUST AS THE DARK HAS DOMINATED HIS DESIRES. FROM THE DAYS OF YORE TO THIS VERY MOMENT, HE HAS STRUGGLED WITH DARKNESS TO WREST DOMINANT CONTOL ON THE BATTLEFIELD AS WELL AS ON THE CIVILIAN FRONT. IF HE COULD ONLY SEE IN THE DARK! NO AS WITH FLYING, THE FRONTIER OF NIGHT VISION HAS BEEN CONQUERED AND A NEW ERA OF NIGHT SIGHTING AND SURVEILLANCE HAS EMERGED. IT IS FILL WITH EXOTIC EQUIPMENT AND ELECTRONICS THAT HAVE LEAPFROGGED FROM GENERATION IN JUST UNDER A DECADE. DUNCAN LONG TRACES THE HISTORY OF MAN'S PERSISTENT EFFORTS TO ILLUMINATE DARKNESS TO HIS ADVANTAGE IN CONFLICT AND SURVEILANCE. STARTING WITH FIRE AND FLARES IN MEDIEVAL CONFLICTS TO HIGH TECH NIGHT SURVEILANCE DEVICES USED BY GROUND AND AIR TROOPS OF INTERNATIONAL POWERS. THIS BOOK FILLS A VOID THAT HAS EXISTED ON THE SUBJECT FOR SEVERAL YEARS. IT COVERS IN DETAIL, PASSIVE NIGH VISION EQUIPMENT, THE LIGHT INTENSIFIER DEVICES THAT ACTUALLY SEE IN THE DARK, INFRARED INTENSIFIERS, LASERS, OPTICAL SYSTEMS, AND FLASHLIGHTS AND SPOTLIGHTS. WHETHER YOU ARE THE PROUD OWNER OF A LASER SIGHT OR NIGHT VISION DEVICE OR JUST SEEKING INFORMATION ON THE SUBJECT, THIS IS MUST OWN BOOK.
New. 0879470682 New. No dust jacket as issued. Brand New! Support Radical Independent Pacific Northwest Booksellers! v, 166 p. : ill.; 28 cm. Includes Illustrations. At last, a comprehensive look at the evolution of devices that allow firearms to be operated in low light conditions and at night. This long awaited volume contains sections on active infrared viewers, Passive night vision equipment, Lasers, optical systems, Radar and much more. 8 1/2"x11", 150 pages, photos & illus. and soft cover.
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