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UANVB Katana Lightweight Night Vision Goggle

$6,899.99$11,299.99

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**As of 5/28/2022 all Katanas will come with the just released aluminum hardware, ultralight aluminum dovetail and a Nocorium wrap (please select preferred wrap color in order notes: Multicam, Multicam Black, Multicam Arid, Ranger Green)**

The Ultralight Articulating Night Vision Binocular (UANVB) Katana by Nocturn Industries is a high strength and lightweight articulating binocular housing that has quickly become a popular option in the commercial and law enforcement markets. The Katana is the lightest binocular on the market to date at a functional weight of 17.76 oz. fully assembled (with battery installed).  It comes with a industry leading LIFETIME WARRANTY on the housing and is made in the USA.  The articulating design allows users to use one eye or both eyes enabling the simultaneous use of a thermal optic or other non-passive aiming systems. This also enables users to operate vehicles without limiting head space by eliminating the need to stow the unit upright or to tuck the pods against the helmet when stowed.

It is simple with a minimalist design. An onboard battery with no remote power keeps things simple and wires off the helmet. Push button on/off in the cap to reduce weight and reduce the footprint of the bridge. Individual pod power on/off when articulated to the side for single or dual eye use and to eliminate backsplash when stowed or rotated out.

An original new “Friction Lock Interpupillary Adjustment” feature allows users to quickly and easily set IP stop distance with a simple rotate into place and forget design. No tools or knobs.  This unit is light weight without compromising strength. It is rugged and has been drop tested to the NATO 1.5 meter drop test standard. All Katanas are designed and hand built in New Hampshire, USA.

  • Material: Polymer
  • Color: Upgraded Cerakote included on all KOSHER Katana unit
  • Weight:
    • (Battery + Standard Pvs-14 lenses and Image intensifiers): 17.76oz/1.11lbs/503.5g
    • (No Battery + RPO Pvs-14 lenses and Image intensifiers): 15.12oz/0.94lbs/428.6g
  • Power: CR123a on board
  • Remote Power: Optional (DISCLAIMER: Do not use onboard power and remote power simultaneously. Main power controlled by battery pack when remote power is utilized)
  • IR Illuminator: No
  • Pod power off when rotated to side: Yes (Individually)
  • Mount style: Dovetail
  • Warranty: Lifetime repair of all housing components no questions asked. (Does not cover damages to intensifier tubes or lense assemblies)
  • Glass / Optics: WE ONLY USE TWO HIGH QUALITY MIL-SPEC Options
    1. Quoptiq (same manufacturer and quality of Carson Industries optics)
    2. Rochester Precision Optics (RPO) Ultralight.  These high performance optics weigh ~1/3 less than Carson Industries.  These cost significantly more than Carson, but because we Kosher Surplus bought such large quantity, we are able to offer this upgrade at a very reasonable price.

As always with Kosher Surplus, we ONLY SELL IN-STOCK NIGHT VISION.  NO LEAD TIMES. Because we do not pre-sell night vision, we grade each individual goggle to assign a fair price to each set based on the performance specs and spots in the image tube.  By providing our customers with full transparency of tube performance specs and image, they can choose exactly what they want so there is no disappointment on a large purchase.

We are offering the Katanas with the following tube options (all are cerakote Black with LEMO port unless otherwise note):

  • Photonis Echo White Phosphor
  • Elbit Green Phosphor XSLH
  • L3 Filmless White Phosphor

UNITS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Ultra High Spec L3 White Filmless

  • RPO Ultralight Optics
    • Unit 0538– 64 –Resolution, 31.0 SNR, 1984 FOM, 0.1 EBI, 0.7 Halo, 63.9k gain / 64 –Resolution,  8 SNR, 1971 FOM, 0.3 EBI, 0.8 Halo, 62.1k gain – No spots on L3 Data sheets
    • Unit 0533– 72 –Resolution, 37.8 SNR, 2722 FOM, 1.1 EBI, 0.7 Halo, 65.0k gain / 72–Resolution,  8 SNR, 2722 FOM, 1.2 EBI, 0.7 Halo, 63.5k gain – No spots on L3 Data sheets
    • Unit 0550– 72 –Resolution, 38.2 SNR, 2750 FOM, 0.8 EBI, 0.7 Halo, 67.5k gain / 72–Resolution, 37.6 SNR, 2707 FOM, 0.9 EBI, 0.7 Halo, 67.0k gain – No spots on L3 Data sheets

Photonis Echo White Phosphor

  • Carson Industries Optics
    • Unit 0532– 70 –Resolution, 31.05 SNR, 2174 FOM, 0.09 EBI, 0.75 Halo, 8521 gain / 69 –Resolution, 31.78 SNR, 2193 FOM, 0.07 EBI, 0.84 Halo, 8737 gain
    • Unit 0522– 67 –Resolution, 32.62 SNR, 2186 FOM, 0.18 EBI, Halo, 8831 gain / 66 –Resolution,  45 SNR, 2076 FOM, 0.06 EBI, Halo, 8468 gain
    • Unit 0566 – 67 –Resolution, 32.63 SNR, 2186 FOM, 0.07 EBI, 0.91 Halo, 8306 gain / 67 –Resolution, 32.44 SNR, 2173 FOM, 0.09 EBI, 0.79 Halo, 8546 gain
  • Rochester Precision Optics (RPO) Ultralight Optics
    • Unit 0558 – 67 –Resolution, 32.6 SNR, 2187 FOM, 0.15 EBI, 0.8 Halo, 8492 gain / 68 –Resolution, 31.67 SNR, 2154 FOM, 0.15 EBI, 0.81 Halo, 8702 gain

Elbit Green XSLH Gen 3

  • Rochester Precision Optics (RPO) Ultralight Optics
    • Unit 0551 – 72- Resolution, 26.9 SNR, 1936 FOM, 0.93 EBI, 0.93 Halo, 65.7k gain / 72 –Resolution, 26.9 SNR, 1936 FOM, 1.11 EBI, 0.91 Halo, 66.2k gain
    • Unit 0519 – 72 –Resolution, 28.4 SNR, 2044 FOM, 0.67 EBI, 0.8 Halo, 65.5k gain / 72 –Resolution, 28.8  SNR, 2073 FOM, 0.83 EBI, 0.8 Halo, 66.2k gain
  • Carson Industries Optics
    • Unit 0548– 68 –Resolution, 28.6 SNR, 1944 FOM, 0.44 EBI, 0.74 Halo, 66.8k gain / 68 –Resolution, 30.7 SNR, 2087 FOM, 1.9 EBI, 0.77 Halo, 67.0k gain
    • Unit 0506–  64 –Resolution, 27.2 SNR, 1740 FOM, 1.63 EBI, 0.88 Halo, 67.9k gain / 64 –Resolution, 27.2 SNR, 1740 FOM, 1.16 EBI, 0.98 Halo, 66.5 gain

Elbit White XSLH Gen 3

  • Rochester Precision Optics (RPO) Ultralight Optics
    • Unit 0570 – 81 –Resolution, 29 SNR, 2349 FOM, 0.26 EBI, 0.82 Halo, 67.8k gain / 81 –Resolution, 30.2 SNR, 2446 FOM, 0.24 EBI, 0.83 Halo, 69.2k gain
    • Unit 0345– 81 –Resolution, 30.7 SNR, 2487 FOM, 0.57 EBI, 0.81 Halo, 69.6k gain / 81 –Resolution, 29.6 SNR, 2397 FOM, 0.87 EBI, 0.73 Halo, 66.6k gain
    • Unit 0518 – 81 –Resolution, 31.3 SNR, 2535 FOM, 2.16 EBI, 0.61 Halo, 69.1k gain / 76 –Resolution, 31.3 SNR, 2378 FOM, 0.95 EBI, 0.74 Halo, 68.4k gain
  • Carson Industries Optics
    • Unit 0516 –  81 –Resolution, 29.8 SNR, 2413 FOM, 1.3 EBI, 0.68 Halo, 68.7k gain / 76 –Resolution, 30.7 SNR, 2333 FOM, 0.91 EBI, 0.68 Halo, 69.0k gain

 

 

Additional information

Intensifier Tubes

Elbit M22 White Phosphor, L3 Filmless White Phosphor, Photonis Echo White Phosphor, Elbit XLSH Green, Elbit White

Optics

Standard Mil-Spec, RPO Ultralight Mil-Spec

Unit Number (Handpicked or Select Specific Number)

0246, 0232, 0250, 0125, 0105, 0102, 0115, 0133, 0109, 0145, 0155, 0156, 0172, 0192, 0201, 0203, 0218, 314, 341, 344, 339, 305, 330, 426, 318, 306, 302, 317, 309, 333, 307, 304, 336, 332, 311, 308, 315, 376, 391, 464, 416, 404, 478, 402, 373, 425, 444, 467, 459, 366, 397, 417, 352, 387, 394, 427, 429, Handpicked, Unit Ready to Ship (Kosher will provide details to customer), M020,  M028,  M045, M040, M030, M051, 0474,  M057,  M006,  M017, M005, M026, M014, M024, M048, 0433, M001, M002, M042, M023, Unit 0559, Unit 0538, Unit 0533, Unit 0550, Unit 0532, Unit 0557, Unit 0522, Unit 0566, Unit 0448, Unit 0542, Unit 0524, Unit 0558, Unit 0551, Unit 0519, Unit 0518, Unit 0548, Unit 0570, Unit 0345, Unit 0516, Unit 0506

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