• $10,195.00


The AB Night Vision ARNVG or RNVG-A (Articulating Ruggedized Night Vision Goggle) is designed to be one of the most rugged and durable night vision binocular systems on the market.  It brings the durability the RNVG is known for into an articulating housing. 

While most BNVD’s (Binocular Night Vision Devices) are built using polymer construction, the ARNVG features a solid billet 7075 aluminum body for unsurpassed structural strength and far exceeds MIL-STD-810H durability testing.  The ARNVG features a dual articulating design which allows users to operate the unit with either one or both eyes.  This is useful when operating a thermal optic or other passive aiming device while maintaining night vision on one side only.  This also allows the user to stow the pods comfortably against the helmet for a lower profile while in a vehicle or where head space may be limited.  Individual pods are powered off when articulated to eliminate backspash and protect the image intensifier tubes.

The ARNVG is comprised of a simple, minimalist design, but without sacrificing features.  Tactile digital buttons on the front of the unit control power on/off and IR illumination functions.  Automatic brightness control adjusts gain to the appropriate levels without user input, and a durable aluminum dovetail provides secure attachment to the user’s helmet mount.

Housing and Optics Information

The AB Night Vision ARNVG is constructed using precision CNC machined solid billet 7075 aluminum to create as strong of a chassis as possible.  This material is up to 36% stronger than common steel making the ARNVG one of the most rugged BNVD’s in production.  The metal components of the housing are media blasted to give a non-reflective finish prior to being anodized black for additional durability.  Power is supplied by a single CR123A battery, which allows up to 20 hours of continuous use.  A supplemental “LEMO” port provides external power for even longer operating times.  The ARNVG housing is available in Anodized Matte Black as well as Coyote Cerakote finishes. 

High-quality Carson Mil-Spec objective lens and eyepiece optics are used standard and provide excellent image quality and light transmission.

Rochester Precision Optics (RPO) ultralight objective lenses and eyepieces are available as an upgraded option.  RPO optics are approximately 20% lighter weight than standard Mil-Spec optics without any sacrifice of image quality.

Photonis Defense Boomslang 50° wide-angle field of view (FOV) lenses increase the user’s viewable area by 25% compared to standard Mil-Spec optics.  Boomslangs stand apart from previous wide-FOV lenses in that no visible “fisheye” distortion is present while having only minor chromatic aberration at the very edge of the lenses.  In addition to increased situational awareness from the wider FOV, Boomslang optics offer a weight reduction of 25-30 grams per eye compared to standard optics. 

All units are professionally assembled, nitrogen-purged, and thoroughly tested.

Image Intensifier Tube Information

This AB Night Vision ARNVG is available with the following Image Intensifier Tube options:

  • L-3 Harris Unfilmed 20UA SUPERGAIN Filmless White Phosphor, 2000-2200 FOM
  • L-3 Harris Unfilmed 20UA SUPERGAIN Filmless White Phosphor, 2200-2500 FOM
  • L-3 Harris Unfilmed 20UA SUPERGAIN Filmless White Phosphor, 2500+ FOM

All units are built using high-quality, meticulously-selected, brand-new image intensifier tubes.  All image intensifiers we use are “Grade-A”, meaning they have the most stringent spot (blemish) tolerances. 

L-3 Harris filmless tubes perform well in all conditions, but especially in rural or very dark environments.  Typically filmless tubes will have higher average performance specifications on their data sheets that comparable thin-film tubes, and produce an excellent image.

L-3 Harris SuperGain tubes are the most premium image intensifier tubes available today and will offer exceptional performance in all conditions.  Typical filmless tubes will have Luminance Gain (Gain) specifications of 40,000-80,000 fL/fc, but SuperGain tubes will see ratings of 100,000-120,000 fL/fc.  This increases the ability to collect and amplify light resulting in a brighter image and noticeable improvement of low light performance. 

All L-3 tubes we use are “UA” designated, which means they are “Aviation” grade and provide L-3’s most stringent spot tolerances.

Warranty Information:

The AB Night Vision ARNVG is built to extremely rugged specifications and designed to last a long time under harsh professional use.  These units carry a five-year overall system warranty, so buy with confidence that you will be enjoying this unit for years to come.

Primary Features

  • Ultra-Durable Solid Billet 7075 Aluminum Construction
  • Carson Optics Objective Lens and Eyepiece – Standard. Weight 20.0 OZ
  • Rochester Precision Ultralight Optics (RPO) 3.0 – Optional. Weight 17.0 OZ
  • Photonis Defense Boomslang 50° FOV - Optional. Weight 18.0 OZ
  • Image Intensifier Tube Options:  L-3 Harris Filmless 20UA SUPERGAIN White Phosphor
  • 2000-2200 FOM, 2200-2500 FOM, and 2500+ FOM Performance Options
  • Aviation Grade Image Intensifier (UA)
  • "Grade A" Spot / Blemish Tolerance for an extremely clean image
  • Aluminum Dovetail Mounting Interface
  • Individual Pod Stow Power Shutoff
  • Single CR123A Battery Power, Up to 20 Hours Operating Time
  • LEMO Power Port
  • Automatic Brightness Control
  • Onboard IR-Illuminator & Indicator
  • Low Battery Indicator
  • “Rotary Style” Power On / Off / Illumination Control
  • Auto-gated Power Supply
  • Nitrogen-Purged
  • Professionally Assembled
  • Waterproof to 66 Feet for 2 Hours
  • Anodized Matte Black and Coyote Tan Cerakote Color Options
  • Five Year Overall System Warranty
  • Made in USA

Items Included

  • AB Night Vision ARNVG (L-3 Harris 20UA SUPERGAIN Filmless White Phosphor)
  • Hard Carrying Case
  • Image Intensifier Tube Data Sheets