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All units are L3-Filmless, 2376 minimum FOM (Figure-of-Merit). This means they are minimum 72 resolution and a minimum of 33SNR. These units do NOT have spec sheets, however with their high minimum specs all units perform exceptionally.

Please allow for a 1-2 week lead time to ensure the highest quality experience for you.

Warranty for the unit is 5-years from date of purchase, this includes electrical tube failure and craftmanship (i.e. debris in the image). Abuse and user-caused damage to the image intensifier or glass/lenses is not covered, however the housing is backed by a lifetime warranty provided by Nocturn Industries.

The Ultralight Adaptable Night Vision Monocular. The Nocturn Industries Tanto can transform into a dedicated binocular night vision device with their Daisho bridge.

The Nocturn Industries UANVM Tanto monocular is the cornerstone in their adaptable series of night vision devices. This unit mounts via a standard PVS-14 J-arm mount. A unique feature of this monocular is its ability to be adapted to a proprietary powered articulating dual bridge mount called the TAB (Tanto Articulating Bridge) Daisho with minimal tools or extra parts. The innovative design allows users to transform their monoculars into an articulating binocular in seconds or go from a binocular back to a monocular to share with a partner. To transform into the binocular, simply remove the battery cap and battery, insert the bridge into the battery compartment, and tighten the rear clamp screws on the bridge, done. The bridge enables the use of a single battery for both tubes, has built in IP stops similar to the UANVB Katana, and other features when released.

It is simple with a minimalist lightweight design. Push button on/off in the cap to reduce weight and reduce the footprint of the monocular. When assembled to the TAB Daisho bridge extra features are enabled such as articulation to the side for single or dual eye use. The articulating design 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.

This unit is light weight without compromising strength. It is rugged and has been drop from the NATO 1.5 meter drop test standard onto concrete, as well as meets and exceeds MIL-STD-810G.


Material: Polymer

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

Submersion and Dust Rating: IP68 equivalent

Housing Weight: 1.83 oz. / 0.11 lbs / 52g

Device Weight Standard: 8.15 oz. / 0.51 lbs / 231g ( Mil-Spec PVS-14 lenses and Photonis Image Intensifiers)

Device Weight Lightweight: 7.20 oz. / 0.44 lbs / 204g ( RPO 3.0 PVS-14 lenses and Photonis Image Intensifiers)

Power: CR123 onboard

Runtime: 40+ hours

Mount style: PVS-14 J-arm style mount