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Defense & Aerospace

Most people associate thermal imaging in the defense sector with “seeing the enemy”. However, thermal imaging cameras are used today for government test lab and military test range applications as well as aerospace and astronomy applications to include tracking, target signature, laser designation and scoring, munitions testing, adaptive optics, and technical surveillance and countermeasures. The information contained in thermal imagery allow researchers to characterize objects in the thermal spectrum for identification and improvements to their design.



Thermal imaging camera systems complement video tracking systems by increasing visibility in low light or unfavorable haze conditions, allowing the tracking system to maintain target contact and constantly update the target’s bearing, range, and elevation.

Infrared Signatures

IR signatures measure a target’s apparent infrared brightness as a function of wavelength and reveal the appearance of a target to sensors under varying conditions of standoff distance and atmosphere. IR signatures are valuable tools in the design of vehicle, sensor, and camouflage systems.

Laser Designation

Laser designators emit a beam of laser energy used to mark a specific place or object, usually for precision-guided munitions. Near Infrared (NIR) cameras can detect these otherwise invisible beams and are used in designator research and targeting validation.

A-Series Cameras

FLIR A325sc IR Camera

FLIR A325sc LWIR Cameras

Designed from the ground up to deliver the accurate thermographic imaging and repeatable temperature measurements you need in your R&D applications.


FLIR A655sc IR Camera

FLIR A655sc LWIR Cameras

An Uncooled detector, high resolution, and all of the cutting-edge functionality the A655sc brings affordable research and science thermal imaging and measurement to a whole new level.


FLIR A6250sc NIR Cameras

FLIR A6250sc SWIR Cameras

Ideal choice for imaging spectroscopy, astronomy, water/ice detection, laser profiling, medical testing, solar cell inspection, silicon wafer processing, and more.


FLIR A6750sc LWIR and MWIR Cameras

FLIR A6750sc LWIR & MWIR Cameras

Designed for electronics inspections, medical thermography, manufacturing monitoring, and non-destructive testing, the camera is ideal for high-speed thermal events and fast-moving targets.



Handheld Cameras

FLIR T500-Series IR Cameras

FLIR T500-Series LWIR Cameras

FLIR's most ergonomic thermal imaging cameras, the T500-Series provides a 180° rotating lens platform and bright 4” LCD to support comprehensive inspections in challenging work environments.



Fixed Advanced Level Cameras

FLIR SC6000 Series MWIR Camera

FLIR SC6000 Series MWIR Cameras

The versatile FLIR SC6000 Series cameras give you high speed and high resolution imagery in a package that’s easy to use yet flexible in configurations for just about any scientific or research application.


FLIR SC7000 Series IR Camera

FLIR SC7000 Series LWIR Cameras

Specifically designed for academic and industrial research and science applications as well as integrators who require a flexible camera with high sensitivity, accuracy, spatial resolution, and speed at an affordable cost.


FLIR SC8000 HD Series IR Camera

FLIR SC8000 Series MWIR Cameras

High definition MWIR imagery from a highly sensitive cooled InSb detector, the sc8000 Series provides superb resolution, and lightning fast frame and data rates for extreme imaging flexibility and data capture capability.


FLIR RS6700 IR Camera

FLIR RS6700 IR Camera

The FLIR RS6700 is a long-range infrared camera system designed for range tracking, target signature, research, and scientific applications. It's instruments that can survive the harshest of environments.


FLIR X8000sc/X6000sc Series Thermal Imaging Cameras

FLIR X8000sc/X6000sc Series

The FLIR X8000sc/X6000sc Series thermal imaging cameras are designed to provide the best thermal measurement performance together with the most advanced connectivity. Ideal for Scientists and R&D professionals.