News | April 29, 2013

New Near Infrared Compact Laser Illuminator / Pointer From FLIR


FLIR EOC introduces the CLIP-NIR, a military-qualified 830nm illuminator/pointer incorporating FLIR’s EOC’s advanced illumination array technology.

The CLIP-NIR provides Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs)and other special operators a compact laser pointer with the added capabilities of highly uniform illumination and combat ID tag triggering in both point and illuminator modes. The CLIP-NIR’s optical design delivers a brighterbeam down range, as far out as 15 kilometers. The high power mode is rated at 600 mW, with a beam divergence of <1 mrad (in pointer mode) and an illumination beam width of 4 degrees.

CLIP-NIR weighs less than 230 grams and runs for up to six hours on a single CR123 battery. CLIP-NIR features a standard rail mount, compliant safety interlocks and has been approved by the Laser Safety Review Board (LSRB). The pointer/ illuminator light module is also available as a component to military electro-optical systems developers.

FLIR EOC is a leading designer and seller of highly-efficient semiconductor lasers, low-noise photo detectors and OEM electro-optical sub-systems for commercial and government applications. In addition to offering custom design services and volume manufacturing, FLIR OEM is a merchant supplier and offers a range of other laser and imaging products. For more information, visit

About FLIR Systems
Pioneers in all aspects of infrared technology, FLIR designs, manufactures, and supports thermal imaging systems and subsystems for industrial, scientific, government, commercial, and firefighting applications. With a nearly 50-year history of infrared innovation, +300,000 systems in use worldwide, and development centers and sales offices in over 60 countries, FLIR is the world leader in thermal imaging technology. For more information, visit

Source: FLIR Systems, Inc - Research & Science

FLIR Systems, Inc - Research & Science