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Night optics and Marine gear

I'm not sure if night combat has been confirmed for six days but seeing as how they have a video of flare being shot up illuminating the city for one thier sitreps,I think it's safe we will have night combat in six days which begs a few questions I'll be talking about in this thread and a few suggestions starting off with with NVGs and night optics.
I'm not gonna spend too much time one the NVGs since the folks over at Vitcura and highware have probably already know what I'm talking about due to thier reaserch, but just in case the marines were using pvs 14s and pvs 7s although this this bring some questions like how limted will your vision be seeing as how they would only cover one eye and were much earlier versions of future NVGs.
Next up are the night optics used throughout not just fallujah but iraq as well seeing as how I could only find one sight the AGM wolverine.I was going to post an attachment of it being mounted on the SAW However unfortunately I couldn't for whatever reason but I am typing this on my phone so that might explain it but regardless it did appear to see use during the second battle of fallujah however from some of the images I've seen night optics didn't appear to see much use instead marines relied on thier flashlights flares and NVGs to attack during the night.
Overall it will be interesting to see how night combat will play out in six days since from the clips I've seen it proved to be as intense as combat in daylight and if you've read house to house you or watched only the dead can see how sergeant David Bellvias night combat experience was nothing short of horrifying but that deserves his whole spreate thread lol anyways that's about I have full faith the devs will deliver on this.
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Re: Night optics and Marine gear

Our SAW gunners and SMAW gunners were issued AN/PVS-17 and pretty much all the SMAW gunners mounted the 17’s on their M16A4’s. Also most removed the tactical eye relief cone on the back because with this removed there was a better sight picture and eye relief.

The 14’s were a lot better than the 7’s mainly because it’s better to just cover one eye with one tube (14’s) instead of covering two eyes with one tube (7’s) but also better overall as well. Outside we would use our 14’s and PEQ-2 laser but could also turn on the IR flashlight and laser this might help illuminate a window. Inside we would need the PEQ-2 laser and IR flashlight on or we couldn’t see anything. The 14’s and 7’s also had a IR flashlight switch but these but could only help see maybe a few feet ahead so we needed to use the PEQ-2 flashlight.

How well a unit was equipped with night vision and ACOG’s seems to vary by battalion some were poorly equipped, my battalion 2/1 were very well equipped for the most part but other units have said they didn’t have that many night vision or ACOG’s.
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Re: Night optics and Marine gear

Nice to see another veteran comment on my post,thanks for the correction since I didn't know the name of it and I didn't have much to go off of besides "night optic",I had seen images of the pvs 17 being mounted on guns but never knew what they were called so thanks for that.And yeah some battalions were better equipped than others is pretty well known for anyone that's familiar with the marine Corp during the iraq war,some were better equipped for the night some weren't and that also goes for equipment in general since if you've watched generation kil or read the Novel you can see just how disorganized the whole Corp seemed to be and I imagine it was pretty similar to your experience in iraq.
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Re: Night optics and Marine gear

Yes, night operations are confirmed for Six Days.
Unknown0351 wrote: Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:02 pm How well a unit was equipped with night vision and ACOG’s seems to vary by battalion some were poorly equipped, my battalion 2/1 were very well equipped for the most part but other units have said they didn’t have that many night vision or ACOG’s.
We've found this to be true as well. Thanks for adding your experience and sharing with the rest of the community, too.
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