forward-looking infrared
An airborne, electro-optical thermal imaging device that detects far-infrared energy, converts the energy into an electronic signal, and provides a visible image for day or night viewing. Also called FLIR.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • forward-looking infrared — An infrared system that examines the forward field of view by a rectilinear scanning action. The system is used for navigating and targeting in adverse weather and at night. It uses two techniques for processing. In serial processing, a signal… …   Aviation dictionary

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  • Flir — Forward looking infrared Nacelle de navigation Damocles commercialisée par Thales …   Wikipédia en Français

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