The PVS-31


The Armasight PVS-31 with Gen 3 Pinnacle Elite White Phosphor Image Intensifier Tubes are manufactured exclusively for Armasight by Elbit Systems of America as a version of their popular F5032 system, which is part of the US Marine Corps’ Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggles (SBNVG.) These PVS-31 Goggles contain all the key features that make it standout over competing PVS-31 systems, including variable diopters, built-in IR illuminator, and the outstanding and long-lasting performance of Elbit’s thin-filmed image intensifier tubes, which retain their peak performance over usage hours significantly better than competing filmless IIT offerings in testing.


The PVS-31

The exclusive Pinnacle Elite Ghost White Phosphor Gen 3 Image Intensifier Tubes powering the Armasight PVS-31 combines extremely high performance with nearly impeccable cosmetics, reducing the allowable blemishes by 50% as compared to Pinnacle® IITs, and providing a flawless Zone 1 picture.

These tubes are rated at over 10,000 hours of operation and are battle- tested by some of the most experienced special operation fighting forces in the world.

All Armasight PVS-31s come with a Wilcox Industries G24 Breakaway Night Vision Mount included in the package, allowing for the immediate mounting of your PVS-31 to your tactical helmet with a compatible shroud.

PVS-31 Package Includes

Key Benefits

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PVS-31 Pinnacle Elite Specifications

Image Intensifier Tube GenerationGen 3 Pinnacle Elite Manual Gain Control
Minimum Figure of Merit (FOM)2000 minimum FOM
Manual Gain ControlYes
Bright Light Cut-offYes
Remote ControlNo
Infrared IlluminatorYes (Built-in)
IR IndicatorYes (in FOV)
Lens SystemF1.2; 27mm
Field of View (°)40°
Focus Range (m)0.25 to infinity
Diopter Adjustment-6 to +2 dpt
Power Supply1xAA (1.5V)
Battery Life (hours)24 hrs
Low Battery IndicatorYes (in FOV)
Environmental RatingIP67
Operating Temperature (°C)-51° to +49° (-60° F to + 120° F)
Storage Temperature (°C)-51° to +85° (-60° F to + 185° F)
Dimensions (mm/in)2.8 x 4.2 x 4.1 in (7.2 x 10.6 x 10.4 cm)
Weight (kg/oz)0.5kg / 17.63oz
Warranty3 years w/ registration