INTRODUCTION TO THE NIGHT SIGHT.(AN/TAS-4A)
Soldier's Manual Task:
Provide technical assistance to night sight repairers.
When you have completed this lesson, you should be able
to identify the purpose, function, and operation of the
Night Sight (AN/TAS-4A).
You will have this subcourse book, and will work without
You will identify the purpose, function, and operation
of the Night Sight (AN/TAS-4A) in accordance with the
information contained in this subcourse.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from
the following publications:
The AN/TAS-4A Night Sight is a long-wavelength infrared sensing
system. The night sight detects thermal energy and converts it into
electrical signals that are converted into a visible light image,
therefore allowing the TOW Weapon System to be used day or night in
all weather and all terrain conditions. In this lesson you will be
infrared AN/TAS-4A, its assemblies and test equipment.