infrared pointer

infrared pointer

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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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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. Powered by a single CR 123A lithium battery, the CQBL-1 features low-profile windage and elevation adjusters, a single adjustment mechanism that aligns both pointers simultaneously, and integrated and remote cable pressure pad activation with double-tap feature.
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.