US NightVision UNS/PVS-22 Universal Night Sight

US NightVision UNS/PVS-22 Universal Night Sight 3rd Generation Night Vision

US NightVision UNS/PVS-22 Universal Night Sight 3rd Generation Night Vision

B&H # USPVS22 MFR # 000411
US NightVision UNS/PVS-22 Universal Night Sight

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US NightVision Corporation has a reputation as a leading manufacturer and distributor of the latest and highest quality night vision and tactical equipment that is known world wide. Their dedication to customer service, satisfaction and support is exemplary and sets an extremely high standard for the entire industry. Whether you're looking for body armor, a thermal imaging weapon sight, or a hands-free night vision goggle, USNV has a huge selection for you to choose from.

The AN/PVS-22 Universal Night Sight is a reliable and user friendly night vision sighting system that can be adapted to nearly any riflescope with a 40mm (or smaller) objective lens. This front-mounted optic delivers high-quality intensified images directly into the focal plane of your firearm's day-time optic.

The optical system of the AN/PVS-22 is parallax-free so it can be installed without needing to re-zero your scope. Your scope's reticle and variable magnification remain unaffected, and will operate normally.

This night vision attachment system is designed without prisms or other mechanisms that can go out of alignment.

Once the AN/PVS-22 is installed, you're ready to engage your target with confidence and precision. This is a repeatable, reliable, and simple night vision solution without complicated mechanisms that can go out of alignment. Additionally, a manual gain-adjustment is configured into this NVD. This allows you to fine-tune the intensity of the image to match the surrounding environment.

The AN/PVS-22 simplifies your night vision weapon sight requirements, while greatly enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of your firearm. Your response time to any low or no-light situation will be radically reduced, and the benefit of having one single firearm and sighting system that can handle nearly any situation goes without saying.

The nighttime imaging performance of the AN/PVS-22 is handled by a premium third generation image intensifier built in the USA by ITT. This premium tube delivers extremely well detailed images thanks to its specified resolution of 64 lp/mm. This image intensifier also features an autogated power supply; autogating maintains the systems ability to deliver high-quality imaging while operating under dynamic lighting conditions. This reduces the incidence of bright-light blooming and washout caused by high levels of illumination within your field of view.

There are many different variables that affect the distance that one can see with a night vision device, among them the object's size, the level of details being sought from the object and the conditions of observation. Night vision devices detect much further under a full moon and clear skies than they will under a new moon and cloudy skies. Many different formulas are used to determine the statistic of maximum viewing range and the method of calculation varies by manufacturer. The important factors to consider when evaluating any night vision device are the intensifier tube's generation, s/n ratio, level of magnification, specified resolution, along with the clarity & light transmission performance of the optical stack.

All night vision devices sold by B&H have mechanisms in place to protect the intensifier tube from a sudden burst of bright light, but this does not mean that bright light doesn't damage the device. No matter what, bright light in any form is not good for the longevity and performance of image intensifier tubes.

Note: Export of this device is strictly prohibited without a valid export license issued by the U.S. Department of State office of Defense Trade Controls, as prescribed in the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), Title 22, Code of Federal Regulation, Parts 120-130, and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce. For further information contact the Office of Defense Trade Control and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce.
This item is only available to US Military and law enforcement personnel.

Multi-coated glass optics
Can also be used as a hand-held night vision monocular
(8.0" of eye relief)
Adaptable to day-time optics with a 40mm or smaller objective
Compatible with Mil-Std 1913 Picatinny rail mounting systems
Fast f/1.15 catadioptric lens provides a bright & sharp image
Run Time
50 Hours of continual use from a single 3V CR123A Lithium Battery
Operating temperature range
-40 to 122° F (-40 to 50° C)
Firearm Compatibility
Effective on all firearms From 5.56x45 to .50 BMG
System is optimized for medium to long range target acquisition
Waterproof Construction
Housing is sealed and waterproofed, ( 66.0'/20m for 120 min)
Parallax-Free Optical Configuration
The PS-22 does not change your eye relief or zero point
Third Generation Intensifier Tube
3rd Generation autogated intensifier tube delivers 64-72 lp/mm of resolution
Third generation night vision devices feature a gallium arsenide photocathode that produces significantly more photoelectrons than the multi-alkali cathode of 2nd generation NVDs. Gallium arsenide provides a significant increase in photo-response and tube life. Their enhanced resolution, gain, and signal to noise ratio results in greater clarity and overall performance than previous generations of night vision.
In the Box
US NightVision UNS/PVS-22 Universal Night Sight 3rd Generation Night Vision
  • 3V CR123A Battery
  • Two Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Magnification 1.0x
    Intensifier Tube 3rd generation (USA, ITT)
    Infrared Illuminator None
    Objective Lens Diameter Not specified by manufacturer
    Angle of View Not applicable, (depends on AOV of day-time sight)
    Field-of-View (@ 1000 Yds) Not applicable, (depends on FOV of day-time sight)
    Minimum Focus Distance 33.0' (10m to infinity)
    Dioptric Correction Range Not applicable
    Eye Relief Not applicable
    Filter Size None
    Impact Point Correction per Click Not applicable
    Maximum Elevation/Windage Adjustment Not applicable
    Weatherproofing Waterproof, submersible to 66.0' (20.1m) for 120 minutes
    Power Source One 3V CR123A battery
    Dimensions 5.5 x 3.2 x 2.8" (139 X 80 X 72mm) WxHxD
    Weight 1.3 lb (0.60 kg)
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