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So what we are expecting is seeing Tata Binocular NVGs presumably AN/PVS-31Ds in service in Navy and AF . If luck supports , which it is , we might get to see TAML High cut helmets in service . And there are laid down un-acknowledged RFIs in armed forces for PNVDs . And new update on the Quad Nods RFI of Northern Command ?
 

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And sorry to break in through your conversation about NODs , but about the news of AF personell receiving 716i s , a few weeks ago . Has anyone realized that we might get to see 716i with Fixed Magnification optics like the Meprolight x6 or x4 in the next Aero-India . Since we know that our favourite instagram special force takes modernization and uniformity more seriously than its Land and Naval brothers , and likes to show of the IWI-PLR inventory, we might have a good chance .:):confused1:
 

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I havent even seen garuds with helmets capable of mounting NVGs.
Well MKU mukuts can be fitted with a NVG shroud and clamp , so there is not much to think about it . And I think according to the role Garud performs, and its power extent , ACHs are a decent choice . As I cant remember them having done many high intensity ops compared to Para or Marcos , so high cuts are an unneeded purchase
 

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Well MKU mukuts can be fitted with a NVG shroud and clamp , so there is not much to think about it . And I think according to the role Garud performs, and its power extent , ACHs are a decent choice . As I cant remember them having done many high intensity ops compared to Para or Marcos ,
It's not about Instagram special forces taking modernisation seriously
Their kit is only "decent"
But Instagram special forces has actually standardised the kit across more widely

so high cuts are an unneeded purchase
They'll have high cuts very soon, how else they gonna mount the NVGs in the tender, every Special forces unit has moved on to high cuts, even for jumps Garuds use those thick bump helmets when others are using High cut bump helmets, not to mention you cannot attach any NODs on current Garud helmets like @ManhattanProject pointed out, so it is only logical for them to go for High cuts/full cuts with side rails and integrated NVG mounts
 

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They'll have high cuts very soon, how else they gonna mount the NVGs in the tender, every Special forces unit has moved on to high cuts, even for jumps Garuds use those thick bump helmets when others are using High cut bump helmets, not to mention you cannot attach any NODs on current Garud helmets like @ManhattanProject pointed out, so it is only logical for them to go for High cuts/full cuts with side rails and integrated NVG mounts
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Just stating my opinion 😅:frog:
 

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Yeah , didnt know about their elbit JV , thats why. Later took the pains to read it in their website and was satisfied with it
Elbit US bought Harris Corporation’s Night Vision division when L3 and Harris merged together as they had many arms making night vision devices. Tata does not have a JV with Elbit. Both Elbit(Harris night vision division) and L3 Harris(After Exelis’s purchase by Harris again) make AN PVS 31 family NODs. TASL has a JV with Exelis Inc. which is now part of L3 Harris. Hence that’s why @Scramjet looked into their specifications since they use the same technology.
Many American companies make the AN PVS 31 so that why you’re confused.
 
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They'll have high cuts very soon, how else they gonna mount the NVGs in the tender, every Special forces unit has moved on to high cuts, even for jumps Garuds use those thick bump helmets when others are using High cut bump helmets, not to mention you cannot attach any NODs on current Garud helmets like @ManhattanProject pointed out, so it is only logical for them to go for High cuts/full cuts with side rails and integrated NVG mounts
Just stating my opinion 😅:frog:
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For garuds😂

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90° x 40° is mentioned in the tender means it’s a Pano NVG Tender (GPNVG-18 = 97° x 40° FOV)
AN/PVS-31 Binod is 21° x 15.7° FOV
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Not surprised considering Tenders floated by the Armed Forces have somthing peculier in some way or the other, like Navy’s 40k tonne “LPD” tender, or Army’s Carbine tender which should have a
“foldable stock” and should shoot 5.56x45.

Or Army’s own Pano NVG tender calling it a tender for Panoramic night vision “Binoculars”, so won’t be surprised if this peculiarity is done here again.
 

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