PVS-5A Night Vision Goggles

© Brooke Clarke 2010

Background
Versions
BA-5567/U
    Versions
    Where Used
Battery Adapter
Manual
Related
Links

Fig 1

PAS-5A
                Night Vision Goggles Battery Compartment
Fig 2
PAS-5A
                Night Vision Goggles Carry Case
Fig 3
PAS-5A
                Night Vision Goggles Left Side
Photo from Wiki
PVS-5C
                  Sectioned (photo from Wiki)

Background

Have these to develop a battery adapter to replace the BA-5567A/U LiSO2 military battery.  In Fig 1 above notice that the positive (+) end of the battery goes into the PVS-5A battery compartment and that the negative (-) battery terminal is the button, i.e. this battery has revers polarity compared to a flashlight battery.

Versions

PVS-5 NSN 5855-

Uses one BA-5567/U Lithium battery.

PVS-5A NSN 5855-00-150-1820

Same as PVS-5.

PVS-5B NSN 5855-01-228-0938

Uses either two AA batteries (BA-3058U) or one BA-5567/U Lithium battery.

PVS-5C NSN 5855-01-228-0936

Same as PVS-5B but has high-light cutoff feature.

BA-5567/U

Versions

The BA-5567/U LiSO4 military battery was developed to replace the BA-1657/U Mercury Battery.  The BA-5367/U is a LiMnO2 version. 
Nomenclature
Chemistry
NSN
Volts
mAh
BA-1567/U
Mercury 6135-00-485-7402
2.7

BA-5567/U LiSO2 6135-01-090-5365
3
860
BA-5567A/U LiSO2 6135-01-447-5082
3
800
BA-5367/U LiMnO2 6135-01-507-1135 3 1300
BA-5123
CR123
LiMnO2 6135-01351-1131 3
1400

Where Used

If you know if the cap looks like the PVS-5A (female) cap or of other applicatins please let me know.
Strikethrough items that have shown up on the web as using the BA-5567 but do not.
Nom
TM
Description
Bat
Cap
threads
Cap
Polarity
PVS-2

NVG

?
?
PVS-4 (Wiki)
TM 11-5855-213-10
NVG BA-5567
or
two AA
Male -
PVS-5
PVS-5A
PVS-5B
PVS-5C
TM 11-5855-238-10 NVB BA-5567 Female -
PVS-6

MELIOS Mini IR LRF
BA-6516/U
? ?
PVS-7 TM 11-5855-262-10-1
TM 11-5855-262-10-2
NVG binocular view one tube
BA-5567
or
two AA
Female -
TVS-2

NVS
BA-1100
? ?
TVS-4
NOD BA-1100
? ?
TVS-5
11-5855-214-10-HR NVS BA-5567
or
two AA
? ?
KL-44

Data Entry Device

? ?
KL-52

Data Entry Device
? ?
TSEC/KOK-12

Smart Fill Device

? ?
AVS-4

NVS
? ?
AVS-5

NVS
? ?
AVS-6(V)1

NVS
? ?
AVS-9

NVB
1/2AA or AA
? ?
PAQ-4

Aiming Light Two BA-5567
Female -
VVS-2
Night Driver's Periscope 24VDC or 2 AA
? ?
ITT F5010
Night Vision Binocular
? ?
ANVIS M929/30
Aselsan Aviator's Night Vision Goggle
? ?

Battery Adapter (Purchase)

21 April 2010 - in stock
9 April 2010 - first production parts, but not yet yet marked.
5 March 2010 - parts on order to make a PVS-5A battery adapter that uses a single CR123 battery.
1 March 2010 - received PVS-5 night vision goggles
PVS-5 CR123 Battery Adapter

PVS-5 CR123 Battery Adapter
BA5567f with marking
BA5567f (the "f'" is for female threads.)
BA5567f Battery Adapter for PVS-5
                Night Vision Goggles

PVS-5 CR123 Battery Adapter fits in
                case
PVS-5  CR123 Battery Adapter fits in case when installed

Manual

TM 11-5855-238-10 Operator's Manual
TM 11-5855-238-10-HR Hand Receipt
TM  11-5855-238-20 Op & Org Maint Manual
TM  11-5855-238-24&P DS, GS, Depot Parts

TB 11-5855-298-35 Warranty technical bulletin

MIL-L-49157A (MIL-PRF-49157) Objective Lens Assembly
MIL-L-49156A (MIL-PRF-49156) Eyepiece Lens Assembly
MIL-PRF-49052 Image Intensifier Assembly 18 mm Microchannel Wafer, MX-9916

MIL-N-49065E PVS-5A  Rev E 1 Sep 1981 (old ver 1 Oct 1980)
MIL-PRF-49065F 4 Mar 1999 (old 1 Sep 1999) Night Vision Goggles AN/PVS-5( )

Related Equipment

See my Optics web page

Links

Available from Mike Murphy

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