Soviet Army night vision rifle scope 1PN58 NSPUM
In the mid of 80’s, based on successful NSPU / 1PN34 scope design, new upgraded model starlight weapon scope 1PN58 NSPUM (НСПУМ. Ночной Стрелковый Прицел Унифицированный Модернизированный – NSPUM. Night Small-arms Scope Unified Modernized) is supplied to Soviet Army troops. One of the most notable improvements of 1PN58 scope, over older model night scope, was reduced weight, tablet style dry cell power source battery with operating voltage of 6.25 volts, improved and silent high voltage multiplier, led bulb for reticle illumination instead of incandescent bulb and enhanced Generation 1+ three stage cascade-type image intensifier unit.
Like it’s predecessor 1PN34, this Soviet Army night vision equipment was designed for night time surveillance and using as night scope for automatic assault rifles AK74N (AKS74N), AKMN-1 (AKMSN-1), AKS74UN, current issue machine guns RPKN-1 (RPKSN-1), PKMN-1 (PKSMSN-1), RPK74N (RPKS74N), Dragunov sniper rifle SVDN-1 and AT anti tank grenade launcher RPG-7N1 (RPG-7DN1). Scope has manual reticle illumination intensify switch and tactical elevation setting mechanism with changeable pre-defined ballistics cams (additional cam with AK74 5.45x39mm M74 rifle ammunition ballistic included) and same style range finding reticle as previous model 1PN34 scope.
Full night vision rifle scope NSPUM 1PN58 set include: metal transit / arsenal storage case, replacement led bub for reticle illumination, one spare power source battery set with (one already installed in scope), one additional dessication cartridge with silica gel granules, spare rubber eye cup, ballistic cams set, multi-tool universal key for quick field repairs, canvas shoulder bag with additional straps for securing scope at para equipment, objective protection diaphragm and lens clearing cloth.
NSPUM 1PN58 Russian sniper night vision specifications.
Image intensifier type: Three stage Generation 1 image intensifier
Working Principle: passive, without need of extra infrared illuminators
Light amplification: up to 30’000 x
Man size target visibility: 400 m
Car size target visibility: 600 m
Visible magnification: 3.5 x
Field of vision: H: 5 ° / V: 4 °
Exit pupil: 5 mm
Eye relief: 50 mm
Original power source: 5 x D-0.55C 1.25 V batteries
Mass: battle: 2.0 kg / march: 3.3 kg / storage: 7.3 kg
Dimensions: L: 458 mm / W: 99 mm / H: 186 mm
Soviet scope 1PN58 mounted on SVD sniper rifle video.
NSPUM repair manuals and technical references.
We currently have three original NSPUM / 1PN58 related Soviet Army manuals (in Russian) in our downloads section:
- NSPUM 1PN58 technical reference and general usage manual (НСПУМ. Изделие 1ПН58. Техническое описание и инструкция по эксплуатации.) contains detailed internal schematics and diagrams, night scope field repair instructions, general storage and maintenance guides. Download link: NSPUM 1PN58 technical reference and general usage manual, 1985
- NSPUM 1PN58 batteries D-0.55C usage and maintenance guide (Аккумулятор Д-0,55С (для прицелов НСПУМ, НСПУ-3). Техническое описание и инструкция по эксплуатации. ФЮ3.585.452 ТО). Power source charging and discharging, troubleshooting and technical specifications. Download link: NSPUM 1PN58 batteries D-0.55C usage and maintenance guide
- NSPUM 1PN58 batteries D-0.55C charger user guide (Устройство подзарядное для АКБ Д-0,55С (НСПУМ, НСПУ-3). Памятка по обращению. Г43.20.020 ДЭП.). Batteries charger user gide with internal schematics and technical specifications. Download link: NSPUM 1PN58 batteries D-0.55C charger user guide
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