SOURCE: N-Vision Optics

March 02, 2007 10:14 ET

Counter Terror Training Unit Selects N-Vision Optics Gen 3 Tactical Night Vision Monoculars for Aircraft Assault Hostage Rescue Training

BURLINGTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 2, 2007 -- N-Vision Optics, providers of leading edge, tactical night vision devices and technologies, including Gen 3 night vision monoculars, binoculars, goggles, scopes and night vision accessories, today announced that Columbus State's 727 Counter Terror Training Unit has selected N-Vision Optics' GT-14 Night Vision monocular for their up-coming training sessions for SWAT and Tactical Operators.

The course "Aircraft Assault Hostage Rescue Advanced Tubular Assault" trains certified SWAT/Tactical operators in aircraft familiarization, tubular assault, hostage rescue and negotiation methods involved in regaining control of commandeered aircraft, school and commercial buses and passenger trains.

"This course offers a range of training options unparalleled in the United States today," said Scott Wagner, Commander of the 727 CTTU. "We are pleased to provide our participants with N-Vision Optics tactical night vision devices. N-Vision Optics has an excellent reputation in this industry, and their devices are considered among the best."

"A critical component of our course is to provide participants with hands-on experience with the best night vision devices to help them identify weapons and terrorist suspects and evaluate threat detection at night or in low-light conditions," Wagner added.

"We are excited to offer our night vision technology for such a good cause," said Max Rivkin, President of N-Vision Optics. "We believe threat and weapons identification is an important issue in today's society, especially in low-light hostage situations. Our tactical night vision devices can help save innocent lives and mitigate disaster in SWAT negotiations and rescue operations."

The inaugural class will be held April 23 - 29 at The Columbus State Community College Aviation Facility at Bolton Field Airport., with additional dates to follow.

About N-Vision Optics

N-Vision Optics is a distributor of tactical night vision equipment, such as the PVS-14, in addition to being a vertically integrated manufacturer of high-quality products such our own Gen 3 monocular GT-14 and the GT-22 weapon sight. Customers include law enforcement, military, and security professionals in the United States and its allies worldwide. Using our development tools, research facilities, and expert engineering abilities, we produce a wide selection of night vision monoculars, binoculars, goggles and accessories. All N-Vision products are thoroughly tested before shipping to ensure the highest quality. Success and safety of our customers is our main purpose, and seeing our night vision equipment help officers in their line of duty is the greatest reward.

Our 150-plus global business partners include OEM manufacturers, dealers and resellers around the world, including GSA Supplier MaxaVision Technologies in the U.S., and Viking Arms, Ltd. in the UK. For more information about N-Vision Optics, email or call 781-505-8360. To see how various devices and infrared illuminators impact weapons detection, reference"Weapon detection in low-light conditions."

About Counter Terror Training Unit at Columbus State Community

Columbus State's Counter Terrorism Training Unit (CTTU) brings a range of training options unparalleled in the United States today. CTTU offers training law enforcement and military personnel in Emergency Aircraft, Bus and Train Assault, Bomb Interdiction and Detection, Drug Interdiction and Detection, and Regional Airport Emergency Interdiction Training. In addition to regularly scheduled classes, they also offer customized training.

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