Infrared pointer - definition of infrared pointer by The Free Dictionary
A low power laser device operating in the near infrared light spectrum that is visible with light amplifying night vision devices. Also called IR pointer.
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I could then fire my infrared pointer
at the target to fire a laser beam visible under my night vision goggles.
The CQBL-1, Close Quarters Battle Laser-1 features offers a <5mW Red visible pointer and a <5mW infrared pointer
Particularly aimed at drones of the size of the Skylark II, in other words with a take-off weight of 35 kg and an endurance of six hours, the Micro Compass adds an infrared pointer
to a cooled infrared sensor and colour television camera.