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Night Sun And F.L.I.R.

Fri Jun 22, 2007 12:05 pm

was wodnering, does anyone know who actually manufactures the spotlights that hang from underneath police helos? how much does a unit like that cost? anyone know the same about FLIR turrets?
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RE: Night Sun And F.L.I.R.

Fri Jun 22, 2007 12:43 pm

The Spectrolab SX-5 & 16 would appear to be the leader in searchlights.

FLIR systems ( is probably leader in FLIRs.

Not sure of total costs, but it's tens of thousands for each.

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Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:20 pm

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