Gen III Image-Intensification Tubes


L3 is a leading U.S. manufacturer of Gen III night vision tubes that have equipped the U.S. military and our allies with superior MIL-SPEC and weapon shock-grade image intensifiers and electro-optical night vision equipment for more than 50 years.

Manufactured at our Electron Tube Operations facility in Tempe, Ariz, This location has the most modern manufacturing processes, best trained workforce, and highly automated factory enabled by multi-million dollar capital investments; L3 continues to heavily invest to improve image tube performance and capabilities for aviation, mobility and ground forces world-wide. We produce all of our image-intensified tubes, both white and green, at our ETO facility. Our mission is to ‘help our customers see what can’t be seen’ and our tube technology is a major part of achieving that mission.