Washington DC: Headquarters, Department of the Army, 1971. TEST (Draft) issue. Wraps. Various paginations (approximately 270 pages). Illustrations. Diagrams. References. Equipment. Glossary. Index. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. Three-hole punched and Staplebound. Cover has some wear and soiling. This test field manual represents the state-of-knowledge, state-of-practice, and state-of doctrine for the U.S. Army toward the end of the Vietnam War. Equipment addressed reflect, at an unclassifed level, the current state-of-the-art in such technologies. S.T.A.N.O. represents Surveillance Target Acquisition and Night Observation. This is a real grouping of technology in our military. The type of equipment included in this grouping are night vision devices, Intrusion detection devices, man portable surveillance radar, laser aiming, ranging and detecting devices, certain specialized optical systems such as stabilized optical monoculars and binoculars. The concept of S.T.A.N.O. evolved from a high tech solution for maximizing intelligence gathering efficiency while minimizing human risk. The term S.T.A.N.O. was first coined by General Westmoreland which represented his perspective of a specialized grouping of technological innovations pertaining to the electronic battlefield.
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