Here's what it's like to train with the advanced night-vision
technology that gives U.S. troops their covert edge.
By Eric Adams
Posted 05.20.2003 at 1:30 pm 0 Comments
I'm in a long, dark tunnel. My view is a perfect circle-narrow, green and grainy. I can see and feel the ridges lining it. But if I lift the night-vision goggles from my eyes, it's total blackness. A big, deep nothing. Far ahead, a pair of boots moves steadily away.
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