BAE to provide SkeetIR thermal monoculars to U.S. Special Operations Command

MANCHESTER, N.H., 13 April 2012. BAE will be providing U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) forces with the SkeetIR thermal monocular in a $11 million contract.

The SkeetIR is weapons mountable and is roughly credit card sized. It features an operation runtime of over 3 hours while weighing 6.5 oz. The water-resistant thermal monocular also includes still photo capability, digital video output, a digital magnetic compass and operates in low-light, dust and smokey conditions.

The thermal device can be used in clip-on, handheld, and helmet mount modes and for visual augmentation for image intensified devices.


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