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Operate a night vision sight AN/PVS 4

Station Q – NIGHT VISION DEVICES – Point Q-2

TASK: Operate a night vision sight AN/PVS 4.

TEST CONDITIONS: Given an AN/PVS 4 in its carrying case, complete with batteries.

TEST STANDARDS: Correctly place the AN/PVS 4 into and out of operation within five minutes.

SOLDIER’S MANUAL CROSSWALK: This task parallels STP 7 11BCHM14 SM TG task number 071 315 0003 and has been modified for the EIB test with the addition of the time standard.

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR POINT: Field table, night vision sight (AN/PVS 4), and FB Form 20 38.2 R.

SITE SETUP: At the test site provide all equipment and materials given in the task conditions statement. Have the candidate perform the task in an outside or field environment that is free of lights. Provide goggles in their carrying case to the candidate.

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES: Say to the candidates–

“Let me have your attention. At this point you must operate a night vision sight AN/PVS 4. You will–

1. Remove the sight from the carrying case.

2. Install the batteries.

NOTE: You will perform Steps 1 and 2 in sequence.

3. Turn the ON OFF/tube brightness control to ON.

4. Turn the ON OFF/reticle brightness control to ON.

5. Perform after-operation procedures.

“You must perform this task within five minutes. Do you understand what you must do?”

If anyone asks questions, repeat the instructions but do not elaborate on what you have read.

Pause five seconds and then say–


Allow the candidate to proceed for five minutes and then say–


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