Successful tests recently cleared U.S. Air Force combat pilots to use new software that predicts how forecast weather might impact the effectiveness of night-vision goggles. Prior to flying a low-level tactical mission, crews can use the Night-vision-goggles Operations Weather Software (NOWS) to assess how rain, snow, fog, high humidity or heavy cloud cover might affect ambient lighting during a night flight. NOWS was developed for the Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Vehicles ...
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