The helicopter commander then passed a "heads down" over the intercom and proceeded to focus on the forward-looking infrared display in an attempt to find the Dash-3 aircraft.
What does FLIR stand for?
FLIR stands for Forward-Looking Infrared (Radar)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The AT pod features advanced image processing for target identification and coordinate generation; forward-looking infrared sensor; charge-coupled device television sensors; laser spot tracker/range finder; infrared laser marker; and an infrared laser designator.
The Pod incorporates a 640-by-512-pixel Forward-looking infrared camera, which demonstrated about a 25 percent improvement in target recognition range compared to the previous 256-by-256-pixel version.
Trey Brown used forward-looking infrared radar to locate the downed pilot.