CAMP SHELBY, MS-- Soldiers of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team training on the new AN/PSQ-20 Enhanced Night Vision Googles as they prepare to deploy overseas.The AN/PSQ-20 is a hybrid night sight that utilizes image intensificaiton (like traditional night vision equipment, PVS-7 / 14, etc.) and thermal imaging to create a combined view that provides a Soldier with a hightened situational awareness at night.
The system was issued to troops in the 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry. A half day block of instruction trained the Soldiers on use of the PSQ-20 and included a simulated patrol to show the capabilities of the new ENVG’s. Soldier reception of the new PSQ-20’s was enthusiastic.
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