Northstar Beacon

Combat Identification Beacon
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The Northstar is a miniature beacon that can be used to covertly mark personnel, vehicles or other hard targets for combat ID/IFF, or for tagging and tracking. It is powered by a single CR 123 battery.

  • Multiple Northstars can be synchronized to flash in unison.
  • Small profile is ideal for covertly marking blue force personnel, vehicle, drop zones and landing zones
  • Tag and track red force personnel and assets in rural and urban environments
  • High optical output and synchronous flashing ensure long-range visibility in low light and no light situations.
  • On-board microprocessor can be factory programmed for custom flash patterns
  • Offers several attachment options: spring clip, tie down tabs and neodymium magnets

Product Options

Product options listed are available on some models. Please see the specifications chart or contact your BDT representative for specific model details.

MountSpring clip, tie down tabs, magnets
Battery Power1 CR 123
Available Spectral Modes VIS, NIR, MWIR Thermal, or SWIR
ProgrammabilityFactory programmed for custom flash patterns
SynchronizationUnison flashing
Battery Life12+ hours of continuous operation

Specifications subject to change without notice.

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