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UANVB Katana Housing Only

  • $1,824.00

Includes: Housing, Tube Retainers, O-Rings, Infinity Focus Stops. Image tubes and lens assemblies are not included.

The Ultralight Articulating Night Vision Binocular

Nocturn Industries’ kick starter product and first in a series of articulating binocular devices. This is the lightest binocular on the market to date at a functional weight of 17.5 oz. fully assembled with battery installed and standard glass, or 14.8oz with the lightweight lens option. The articulating design allows users to use one eye or both eyes enabling the simultaneous use of a thermal optic or other non-passive aiming systems. This also enables users to operate vehicles without limiting head space by eliminating the need to stow the unit upright or to tuck the pods against the helmet when stowed.

Simple with a minimalist design. An onboard battery with no remote power keeps things simple and wires off the helmet. Push button on/off in the cap to reduce weight and reduce the footprint of the bridge. Individual pod power on/off when articulated to the side for single or dual eye use and to eliminate backsplash when stowed or rotated out.

An original new “Friction Lock Interpupillary Adjustment” feature allows users to quickly and easily set IP stop distance with a simple rotate into place and forget design. No tools or knobs.

This unit is light weight without compromising strength. It is rugged and exceeds MIL-STD-810G plus has been drop tested to the NATO 1.5 meter firearms drop test standard. All of Nocturn’s products are designed and hand built in New Hampshire, USA.

Material: Polymer/Aluminum

Compatible Tube type: 18mm MX-10160 style or MX11769 style with EGAC pigtail removed.

Color: Matte Black (Cerakote), Matte Coyote (Cerakote), Matte OD (Cerakote)


(Battery + Standard Pvs-14 lenses and Image intensifiers): 17.5oz/1.09lbs/496.2g

(No Battery + RPO Pvs-14 lenses and Image intensifiers): 14.8oz/0.93lbs/419.6g

On board power: CR123a

Out board Power: Optional LEMO port

*DISCLAIMER: Do not use onboard power and remote power simultaneously. Main power controlled by battery pack when remote power is utilized.

IR Illuminator: No

Pod power off when rotated to side: Yes (Individually)

Ingress rating: IP68+

Mount style: Dovetail

Warranty: Lifetime repair or replacement of all housing components no questions asked. (Does not cover damages to intensifier tubes or lens assemblies)