The PowerFlare PF-200 Tactical Beacon Infrared Light is a portable, lightweight, highly rugged infrared signal beacon that gives off a powerful 360-degree IR light with a variety of signal and flash patterns. Housed in a rugged hard plastic shell that's virtually indestructible, the PowerFlare Tactical Beacon Light has innumerable uses for tactical, military, law enforcement and security users. PowerFlare Tactical Beacons can be used as infrared illuminators to to extend the range of night vision equipment. PowerFlare IR Tactical Beacons are currently in use by military Special Forces as well as law enforcement tactical (SWAT) teams. SWAT teams or tactical units can deploy a PowerFlare Tactical Beacon into a search area and be able to see further with NVG equipment thanks to the extra invisible light source.
Applications for the PowerFlare Tactical Beacons include:
- Personnel ID (IFF)
- Night Vision illuminator - ideal for recon in confined spaces, building searches, etc.)
- Marking drop areas, assets, targets (narco surveillance)
- SCUBA diving and marine operations - the PowerFlare Tactical Beacon is waterproof to 300 feet, and it is positively buoyant - it floats!
- Rescue Signal - homing beacon for extraction
- Covert Helicopter Landing Zones (LZ)
The PowerFlare PF200 Infrared Tactical Beacon features 10 user-selectable flash patterns. This compact (4" diameter) device emits 360 degrees of IR LED light that's invisible to the human eye, visible for up to 10 miles away with NVGs or FLIR on low-light camera mode. These compact infrared lights are waterproof and so tough, you can run them over with a truck and they'll keep right on going. Unlike flashlights with alkaline batteries or light sticks, PowerFlare Tactical Beacons can handle extreme temperatures, can be used in HAZMAT and EOD situations (intrinsically safe), and feature an amazing storage/shelf life with rechargable batteries that never leak. The LED bulbs are unbreakable and can operate thousands of hours.
PowerFlare PF-200 Infrared Tactical Beacons are also available in bulk packs. PowerFlare PF-200 Lights are also available with conventional visible light LEDs, sold separately.