FLIR Launches 3 New Detection Products Unveiled at SOFIC 2018

FLIR Systems has released three new detection technologies built for military, government and border patrol applications.

These products include airborne drone and ground target detection variants of the Ranger mid-range panel radar and the Recon V UltraLite thermal monocular, the company said Tuesday.

The R8SS-3D variant of the Ranger radar is designed to detect land and air objects, as well as distinguish drones from birds; while the R8SS variant focuses solely on land detection. Both radars are made to provide 360-degree surveillance, simultaneously identify more than 500 targets and be mounted on vehicles, towers and tripods.

Weighing less than three pounds, the Recon V UltraLite uses Android Tactical Assault Kit network technology to provide situational awareness imaging for warfighters. The monocular can be either handheld or mounted on a fixed platform.

FLIR unveiled these products at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2018 that took place in Tampa, Fla.

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