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Brazilian Air Force Uses Night Vision Goggles in a Real Rescue Mission for First Time

Brazilian Air Force Uses Night Vision Goggles in a Real Rescue Mission for First Time

By Geraldine Cook
August 13, 2013

The Pelican Squadron of the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), in Campo Grande (Mato Grosso state), used night vision goggles (NVG) for the first time in a real rescue mission. The use of the equipment played a decisive role in the health of 59-year-old Nicéia Gomes, who suffered a pelvic fracture on July 27, and had to be urgently transferred to a hospital at night.

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