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Handheld Thermal Imagers

AEL Category: 03. CBRNE Operational and Search and Rescue Equipment

AEL Title: Optics, Thermal Imaging and/or Light Amplification

AEL Number: 03OE-02-TILA

SAVER Project: Handheld Thermal Imagers

Handheld thermal imagers work by creating a virtual display showing the heat signatures of objects in the field of view. These devices can provide responders with a covert method of surveillance, providing a tactical advantage at night.

Please contact NUSTL@hq.dhs.gov regarding access to the following additional documents: The Needs and Requirements Report and Assessment Report on Handheld Thermal Imaging Devices for Law Enforcement (2007).

Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.

Attachment Ext. Size Date
Handheld Thermal Imaging Devices Highlight (March 2007) PDF 796.65 KB
Handheld Thermal Imagers Highlight (August 2016) PDF 455.55 KB
Handheld Thermal Imagers for Law Enforcement Assessment Report (April 2017) PDF 1.02 MB
Handheld Thermal Imagers Application Note (February 2016) PDF 1.39 MB
Handheld Thermal Imagers Market Survey Report (August 2015) PDF 2.09 MB
Last Updated: 01/31/2023
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