The Taliban Have Night Vision Gear, But …

Veryan Khan
3 years ago

Given the lack of readily available evidence, this author has gathered over 25 pictures of Taliban night vision equipment; some of these pictures were exclusively obtained from an Afghan military intelligence source.Commercial Rifle-Mounted Night & Thermal ScopesThese pictures show that the Taliban predominantly use commercially available rifle-mounted night and thermal vision scopes that are first and foremost intended for hunting, in particular versions of PULSAR and ATN ThOR-HD scopes.[1]None of these scopes are intended for military use. Of note: There is some footage of Taliban using night vision googles – i.e. binoculars that are worn on the head. However, the use of such goggles by the…

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