standard flashlight would be used, or to detect enemy
b. Light Source MX7987/PAS-6. Light Source
MX-7987/PAS-6, hereafter called the light source, is
basically a flashlight with an infrared filter over the
r e f l e c t o r . It illuminates the area of interest with
c. Metascope SU-43/PAS-6. M e t a s c o p e S U 4 3 /
PAS6, hereafter called the metascope, is basically a
monocular containing an image tube which converts
i n f r a r e d radiation to visible light. It will detect
objects when illuminated by the light source or any
d. Carrying Case. The canvas carrying case is
fitted with clips for attachment to a standard pistol
or rifle belt.
e. Additional lnformation. If you need a detailed
description of the AN/PAS-6, ask your supervisor to
s e e TM 11585523923.
1-5. Items Comprising Metascope
The items listed in table 1-1 make up an operable
M e t a s c o p e AN/PAS-6, FSN 5855790-6197.
range . . . . . . . . . -15 F (-26 C) to 115 F (46 C).
Magnification . . . . . . 1.1.
Focus range . . . . . 12 in. to infinity.
Field of view . . . . . . 26 minimum.