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Phoenix Junior™ (Firefly™) IR-14 Infrared Marker Beacon

Phoenix Jr.™ Infrared Beacon IR-14 (NSN: 5855-01-438-4588) is an extremely rugged and low cost Infrared marker beacon. The Phoenix Jr. (Firefly) beacon was principally designed as an individual Combat Identification marker employed to minimise fratricide (the inadvertent destruction of battle field assets by friendly forces.) It has also been used as a vehicle ID marker, drop zone indicator and perimeter marker. Since its introduction in 1984, the Phoenix Jr. is the most widely used electronic Combat ID system in the world.

Weight: 8.5 Grams | 0.3 Ounce
Size: 30.11 x 18.73mm | 1.19″ x .74″
Flash repeat cycle: 1.3 Seconds (fixed)
Flash duration: 20 Milliseconds (fixed)
Battery: Common 9 volt
Configuration: 3 Light Emitting Diodes (LED)
Switching: Attach or remove battery
Coverage: 240 degrees x 360 degrees

Operating Depth: The Poseidon — Phoenix / Pegasus Mounting Clip provides a water tight casing for the beacon and battery assembly. If immersed without the Poseidon case, the unit will continue to operate until the contacts fail due to water and electrolytic corrosion.


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