Optronic, Driver Night Sight

Wärtsilä JOVYATLAS EUROATLAS has extensive experience and a track record of night vision equipment and power converter products since 1962. The driver night sight periscopes are used in various military vehicles worldwide and meet the US-Army MIL- specification. The AN/VSS-501 periscope is battle proof and ensures long endurance military operations at night / darkness due to two independent power sources. Due to the robust design and wide operating temperature range the system is worldwide in operation by the army forces under arctic climate and desert conditions. The AN/VVS products provide an excellent and clear vision (exceeds the military specification). The night driving viewer are passive and allows to maneuver the vehicle at night or low light conditions in all kind of terrain due to the outstanding performance, robustness and high reliability. The -501 periscope use the latest & highest grade 25mm tubes with magnifier assembly. Different vehicle adapters are available to fit in almost every army vehicle. 

The model: AN/VSS-502 is the next generation military driver night sight periscope with image fusion in real-time. It is the first dual camera periscope and was designed by Wärtsilä JOVYATLAS EUROATLAS in Germany according to armed forces requirements and meets military standards.
The modular periscope is designed for combat and safety upgrade of MBTs, APCs, AFCs and Special Purpose Vehicles. A dual camera system of thermal & image intensifier sensors (passive) with high resolution.
The components are selected to fulfil the requirements of MIL-STD 810, MIL-STD 1275. The electronics and sensors are housed in a modular body which is protection class IP68K and filled with nitrogen. The system is extreme robust, reliable and well protected against harsh environmental condition like: gunfire shock, vibrations, high- and low- temperature, water, sand- & dust. The periscope system is operating 24h at day and night up to night level 5 and can detect battle field laser. The standard configuration has two high resolution camera sensors, long wave infrared and CMOS. Features like image processing and fusion in real-time and many other customer specified options can be offered and developed on request.



Driver Night Sight for Military Vehicles,
Model: AN/VVS-501

AN YSS 502 Seitenansicht lowres

Next Generation Driver Sight for Military Vehicles,
Model: AN/VVS-502


  • Robust design
  • Excellent night vision image
  • Bicular eyepiece with 100mm outer diameter
  • Redundant power supply
  • Custom adaption for various vehicle platforms
  • Latest technology of image intensifier tube
  • IP68, low weight, ruggedized Al transport box  
  • Cost efficient solution
  • Easy maintenance & low maintenance cost


  • First and only dual camera persicope
  • Robust, modular and compact design
  • Detachable and adjustable monitor
  • Latest camera sensor technology (IR and I²)
  • IP68K, ruggedized Al transport box  
  • Easy maintenance & low maintenance cost
  • Ruggedized lens system
  • Wide operating temperature
  • Military embedded computer (soldered RAM, SLC memory,..)

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 AN/VSS-502 installed



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