With its digital architecture and AN/KAX-1 and -2 heritage, the SeaFLIR III provides up to four payloads: thermal imager, daylight/lowlight TV, laser rangefinder, and laser pointer, plus an IMU interface for accurate target location. The SeaFLIR III is fully qualified and proven reliable in operation in the world’s harshest air, land, and maritime environments.



  • High resolution, large format 640 x 480 thermal imaging payload with powerful zoom optics
  • Daylight/Lowlight CCD-TV with continuous zoom optics
  • Gyro-stabilized
  • Rugged and marinized
  • Autotracker
  • Flexible integration
  • Eye-safe laser rangefinder
  • Three field of view color spotter scope with haze penetration filter
  • It’s all FLIR inside


  • Delivers unmatched D/R/I range performance and image quality in fully marinized 9-inch system
  • Enhances daytime surveillance operations and data gathering, lowlight capability extends multi-spectral operations into dawn and dusk
  • Provides stable imagery in rough seas or during high speed maneuvers
  • Engineered to meet or exceed MIL-STD-810 requirement for harsh military maritime conditions
  • Allows the operator to lock onto targets reducing operator fatigue and ensuring accurate data flow
  • System can communicate with a variety of command and control systems, GPS/INS/IMU devices, radar, moving map and even searchlight systems for improved mission effectiveness
  • Offers additional tactical advantage range to target, and position/information
  • Long distance daylight surveillance is improved via a three field of view color CCD spotter, haze penetration filter allows crisp imagery at long range in degraded conditions
  • FLIR controls the entire supply chain on the critical technology inside the Sea Star SAFIRE III, ensuring fast service and long-term support

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