FLIR Weapon System Programs

High Performance Long-Wave Quantum Well Sensor for Military Vehicle Applications

LIRCThe ThermoSight™ LIRC is a compact, rugged thermal imager designed for high sightline stability and excellent imaging performance in tracked or wheeled armored vehicle applications. It uses a 640x480 LWIR QWIP detector coupled with highly advance STACE™ image processing for outstanding image quality in the most demanding situations.

ThermoSight LIRC data sheet  LTR A4


  • Purpose built, mid and large format quantum well photodetector
  • Dual field of view optics
  • Rugged and compact
  • Auto focus and par focus
  • STACE digital image enhancement
  • Digital and analog outputs
  • It’s all FLIR inside


  • All the benefits of long-wave QWIP with crisp imagery in any climate and resistance to laser aggression weapons
  • Get fast situational awareness and long range detection, approaching 10 km on 2.3 m targets
  • Designed for battlefield use and easy integration into vehicles and a variety of defense articles
  • Maintains crisp imagery without constant user input, critical to reducing workload
  • One of several image enhancement features available only from FLIR, delivering crisp imagery regardless of scene dynamics, including cases where extremely hot targets reside in an otherwise cold isothermal scene
  • Common analog outputs for legacy applications and digital video for maximum fidelity
  • FLIR controls the entire supply chain on the critical technology inside ThermoSight systems, ensuring fast service and long term support