Army Futures Command enabled the service to develop and field the new technology fast, officials said.
The new system combines a binocular night-vision device and enhanced clip-on thermal imager.
Nanoparticle injections could give warriors the power to see in the dark without the bulky goggles worn by today's troops.
A top U.S. Army Futures Command leader told Congress the service will field its new, binocular-style night-vision goggles.
The Army plans to start equipping its first close-combat unit with new binocular-style night-vision devices in 2019.
The Marine Corps is fielding new night vision binoculars equipped with thermal imaging that can help spot buried explosives.
U.S. Army infantry and other combat soldiers may start receiving binocular-style night vision goggles by this fall.
Army officials plan to use some of the money in the proposed 2019 budget to develop new night vision goggles.
The campaign of President Donald Trump released a letter from 235 retired senior officers backing his re-election.
The news comes four years after the Air Force laid out initial plans for what its future fighter jets might look like.
The recent exercises were one of many the Air Force is conducting to test its Advanced Battle Management System.
A veteran of the Marine Corps and Army National Guard, he went through boot camp more than four decades ago.
Cmdr. Robert Arias is at least the third Navy commander removed from his job in recent weeks.