Definition/Scope: Mounted above the TADS, the PNVS contains an infrared camera slaved to the head movements of the pilot. PNVS can rotate +/- 90 degrees in azimuth and +20/-45 degrees in elevation. PNVS has a high rate of movement (120° per second) so as to accurately match the head movements of the pilot.
Acronym For:Pilot Night Vision System
Broader Terms:1-285th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion.