4k Military Long Range Surveillance Camera – Ultra Rugged PTZ
FLIR EO/IR for UAV, UAS, and drones.
M9 4K Cooled/Uncooled MWIR PTZ Ultra Rugged Military Long Range Surveillance Camera W/ Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) Sensor
The M9 Is the Pinnacle of Ultra Heavy Duty, Image Stabilized Extreme Long Range MWIR Ultra Rugged Thermal PTZ FLIR EOIR Camera Systems. The system has incredible detection ranges up to 60 Kilometers and over 40,000 hours of maintenance free service.
Hardened/coated anti glare optics M9 Ultra Long Range PTZ EO/IR Imaging System MilSpec IP68, The most rugged and reliable long range system available anywhere. Cabling and Power Gyro Stabilization / Ranger Finder (optional) Long-Range Illuminator (optional) Operators Manual C2 Command and control station / Monitor Intuitive AI Control Panel
Rugged, All weather design can withstand harsh environments uninterrupted 24/7/365 day/night operation Solid state, reliable maintenance free system All metal construction Ultra sensitive, long range thermal imaging flir focal plane array technology High fidelity, long range, low light BSI CMOS CCTV television camera On Screen symbology with sensors and gimbal status indicator Smooth, jitter free, variable user selectable azimuth/elevation gimbal movement Multiple thermal imaging Color and monochrome palettes Latest advanced Cooled Focal Plane Array (FPA) sensor technology Protected from intense energy sources and sun damage Long life system utilizing the highest quality electronic and mechanical components Reliable platform ensures years of maintenance free operation Rangefinder with scale for Human and Vehicle target location Gimbal heading indicator Windage/Elevation Onboard user selectable enhancement features (Gamma, Polarity, Calibration, Detail Enhancement, Brightness, Contrast, Auto Or Manual Focus, Ranging, Sensor Protection, Crosshair Selection, MSCD, Symbology Overlay, Stabilization) User selectable full PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) manipulation Simple to Install, learn and operate System Includes Keyboard, Joystick, Monitors, Cables and all standard accessories ready to Plug N Play
More Specs: SD / HD Long range thermal imaging Full PTZ Pan tilt 360° Continuous Rotation Pan -45° to +45° Tilt Thermal Zoom Multiple Thermal Color Palettes 500x HD low light long range Visual Digital Zoom with Auto Focus Pelco-D Protocol / ONVIF / Universal open architecture High definition thermal IR imaging IP / Ethernet / fiber Multiple User Selectable Optional SWIR,ULLL, HDLWIR, Lasers, OGI, Etc… Lightweight – Durable – Small PTZ
Demonstration Video for the M9 Military Long Range Surveillance Camera
Example of our M9 Long Range PTZ FLIR camera being used in an aviation surveillance setting.
Zenith Rugged Folding Tower
The Zenith is a rugged, all weather military grade tower. It is stowed at a height of 48 inches (1.2 m) and rises to a height of 33 feet in approximately two minutes. With the push of a button, the Zenith self-assembles, creating a three-sided, stable, and strong structure.
The X99 radar is the latest upgrade to our proven heritage of ground surveillance radar (GSR) technology and expertise. The X99 precision radar can be coupled with the M9 long-range PTZ thermal imaging EOIR multi-sensor FLIR camera system. By incorporating the X99 Radar into the M9, you gain true tracking and slew-to-cue.
The M9, with its multi-axis and multi-tier gyro stabilization, stands as the most competitively priced PTZ FLIR EOIR imaging system on the market. Its robust design offers unparalleled long-range capabilities, complemented by add-ons like Laser Range Finder, Laser Illuminator/Designator, SWIR, 3D, LIDAR, EMCCD, and VIS-NIR ULL/LLL True Color Night Vision Sensors. hot swappable, interchangeable sensors which are factory pre-aligned and mounted via precision guide pins, four captive bolts, and a blind-mate weatherproof connector, allowing sensor swap to occur in 5-minutes or less with one person.
Industry Leading Durability Tests
All weather system works flawlessly in Snow, humidity, tropical, desert and extreme harsh environments with 100% Duty Cycle. Our submerge test is the only one of its kind in the industry. We fully submerge our completed units and turn them on as part of our rigorous testing.
Can Be Configured With Optional Xenith Folding Tower
The Xenith ultra-durable folding tower is ideal for mobile surveillance activities, especially in border security scenarios. It’s designed to support an ultra-rugged PTZ military-grade long-range surveillance camera.
Inside Our Advanced Electro-Optical Production Facility
We provide comprehensive training, both in-house and on-site, coupled with industry-leading customer support. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility specializes in electro-optical military systems, adhering to the strictest reliability and compliance testing standards. We invite you to visit our ISO9001-certified factory, where you can witness the meticulous production of EOIR military PTZ camera systems and observe your system in the making.
Advanced Features, Configurations, Performance Specs, and Application Flexibility
Comprehensive Overview of the M9 Ultra Long Range Cooled Thermal Imaging System
IP68+ Ultra Rugged All-Weather MilSpec System
Variety of user C2 control interfaces, VMS, IP, Fiber
SD VGA 640 x 512 or HD High Definition SXGA 1280 x 1024 resolution sensor selections
Continuous zoom with effective 100mm-1500mm F4 coated, hardened Germanium lenses
Extraordinary long life, ultra-reliable cryo Coolers with 40000+ lifespan
Direct Drive Closed Loop Servo
Smooth Pan (Azimuth) 360° Continuous Rotation
Titanium Military System with Ultra Long Life Coolers
The ultimate in EO and IR DRI range, performance, and reliability
Available with ultra-sensitive long-range OGI qualitative and quantitative PTZ optical gas imaging FLIR thermal channel
Ultra-long-range 40mm – 2600mm stabilized HD VIS/NIR BSI CMOS Low Light Level visible television camera
Anti-Fog, haze, clutter capabilities with turbulence and distortion mitigation
Highly customizable with a host of HD high-end sensors, lasers, optics to meet mission requirements
United Kingdom Armed Forces, USA Military and Canadian Armed Forces
Military and Defense
Advanced Thermal Imaging Solutions
For surveillance, target tracking and detection, range finding, and stealth operations using the HD low-light VIS+NIR 500x zoom BSI CMOS EO camera and LED dazzler.
Military and Defense
The M9, developed by SPI Corp, offers a range of advanced features and capabilities specifically designed to be a military long range surveillance camera. Here’s an expansion on its applications in the military sector:
Customized Military Solutions: With over 20 years of experience in creating custom solutions for the Military and Defense sectors, SPI Corp has incorporated the expertise gained into the development of the M9. It has been utilized in various military applications and platforms, including the CPV (Combat Proven Vehicle) for the Stryker Mobile Gun System (MGS) contract. This highlights the M9’s proven track record and adaptability for specific military requirements.
Titanium Military System: The M9 is built using a titanium military-grade system, ensuring durability and reliability even in harsh operational environments. This robust construction enables the camera to withstand rugged conditions encountered in military operations, including extreme temperatures, vibrations, and shocks.
EO and IR DRI Range: The M9 provides an exceptional Electro-Optical (EO) and Infrared (IR) Dual Range Imaging (DRI) capability. This range includes long-range imaging, performance, and reliability, allowing military personnel to capture detailed imagery and gather critical intelligence across vast distances.
Ultra-Sensitive Long-Range OGI: The M9 is equipped with an ultra-sensitive long-range Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) system. This system enables qualitative and quantitative analysis of gas emissions, enhancing the military’s ability to detect and monitor gas leaks in various scenarios. This feature is particularly useful in military applications such as chemical detection, environmental monitoring, and hazardous material handling.
Stabilized HD VIS/NIR BSI CMOS Camera: The M9 incorporates a stabilized High-Definition (HD) Visible/Near-Infrared (VIS/NIR) BSI CMOS camera. This camera offers a wide range of focal lengths, from 40mm to 2600mm, providing ultra-long-range imaging capabilities. It enables military operators to observe and identify targets with high clarity and precision over significant distances.
Anti-Fog, Haze, and Clutter Capabilities: The M9 is equipped with advanced features to combat challenges posed by fog, haze, and cluttered environments. It incorporates technologies for turbulence and distortion mitigation, ensuring clear and reliable imagery even in adverse atmospheric conditions. This capability enhances the military’s situational awareness and target identification capabilities.
Customizability: The M9 is highly customizable to meet specific mission requirements. It offers a range of options for integrating additional high-end sensors, lasers, and optics. This flexibility enables military operators to tailor the system to their specific operational needs, allowing for optimal performance and effectiveness in a variety of military applications.
The M9’s application in military solutions encompasses a wide range of areas, including intelligence gathering, reconnaissance, target acquisition, surveillance, and situational awareness. It provides military personnel with advanced imaging capabilities, long-range observation, gas leak detection, and the ability to operate effectively in challenging environmental conditions.
The M9’s reliability, adaptability, and customization options make it a valuable asset for military operations and enhance the overall effectiveness of military forces in the field.
IP68+ Ultra Rugged All-Weather MilSpec System: The M9 is built to withstand extreme environmental conditions commonly encountered in border security operations. Its rugged design ensures reliable performance in harsh weather, including extreme temperatures, moisture, dust, and vibrations. The IP68+ rating guarantees protection against dust ingress and the ability to withstand immersion in water beyond one meter.
Variety of User C2 Control Interfaces: The M9 supports a variety of user command and control (C2) interfaces, including Video Management Systems (VMS), IP connectivity, and fiber optic connections. These interfaces allow seamless integration with existing border security systems and enable real-time monitoring, data analysis, and remote control of the camera system.
SD VGA or HD High Definition Sensor Selections: The M9 provides flexibility in sensor options, offering either SD VGA (640 x 512) or HD High Definition SXGA (1280 x 1024) resolution sensors. This allows border security operators to choose the appropriate sensor based on their specific requirements, whether it is for broader coverage or higher-resolution imagery.
Continuous Zoom with Effective 100mm-1500mm F4 Lenses: The M9 features continuous zoom capabilities, allowing operators to adjust the focal length within the range of 100mm to 1500mm. The coated, hardened Germanium lenses ensure clear and sharp imagery even at high magnification levels. This enables border security personnel to closely monitor and identify objects or activities along the border over significant distances. Latest Cooled MWIR Long-Range Thermal Imaging
Cameras: The M9 incorporates the latest cooled Mid-Wave Infrared (MWIR) thermal imaging cameras. These cameras are specifically designed for long-range imaging and provide superior thermal sensitivity and image clarity. The MWIR technology allows border security personnel to detect and track heat signatures, even in challenging conditions such as low light or adverse weather.
Long-Range 20km 1550nm LRF Laser Range Finder: The M9 is equipped with a long-range 20km Laser Range Finder (LRF) operating at a wavelength of 1550nm. This LRF enables precise distance measurements to targets along the border, aiding in target acquisition, situational awareness, and effective deployment of border security resources.
Long-Range HD SWIR Imaging Camera Channels: The M9 incorporates Long-Range High-Definition Short-Wave Infrared (HD SWIR) imaging camera channels. SWIR imaging allows for enhanced visibility through haze, fog, or other atmospheric obstructions. It provides valuable additional information for border surveillance and identification, including the detection of concealed objects or individuals.
Gyro-Stabilization and Smooth Pan/Tilt: The M9 features gyro-stabilization technology, which ensures steady and stable imagery even in the presence of external vibrations or motion. It also offers smooth pan (360° continuous rotation) and tilt (180° travel) capabilities, enabling border security operators to precisely position and track targets along the border.
Extraordinary Long Life Cryo Coolers: The M9 incorporates cryo coolers with an extraordinary lifespan of 40,000+ hours. These ultra-reliable coolers provide consistent and efficient cooling for the camera system’s sensitive components, ensuring optimal performance and longevity even in demanding operational environments.
The M9’s application in border security offers comprehensive surveillance, monitoring, and situational awareness capabilities. Its ruggedness, advanced imaging sensors, long-range capabilities, and integrated features like laser range finders and SWIR channels enhance border security forces’ ability to detect and respond to potential threats, monitor border activities, and ensure the integrity of national borders.
Can detect leaks or irregularities in pipelines using the OGI Optical Gas Imaging option. Optional OGI optical gas imaging and features a loudspeaker and microphone.
With Optical Gas Imaging
The M9’s advanced camera features, specifically the Advanced Qualitative and Quantitative OGI PTZ Thermal Imaging Optical Gas FLIR Imaging technology, play a crucial role in industrial monitoring, particularly in the oil and gas sector.
Continuous VOC Gas Leak Detection: The M9’s Advanced OGI PTZ Thermal Imaging Optical Gas Flir Imaging technology enables continuous detection of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) gas leaks. VOCs are commonly released during various industrial processes in the oil and gas sector. The camera’s high-sensitivity thermal imaging capabilities allow it to identify and visualize these gas leaks in real-time, providing early detection and prevention of potential hazards.
Quantification of Gas Leaks: In addition to detecting gas leaks, the M9’s OGI technology provides quantitative analysis of the detected gases. It can accurately measure the concentration and size of the leaks, allowing for a more precise assessment of the severity and potential impact on safety and the environment. This information is vital for implementing appropriate mitigation measures and ensuring compliance with Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) regulations.
Enhancing Safety Measures: By enabling continuous VOC gas leak detection, the M9’s camera features enhance safety measures in industrial environments. Early identification of gas leaks helps prevent accidents, fires, or explosions, thereby safeguarding workers, facilities, and surrounding areas. Prompt response to gas leaks minimizes potential risks and allows for immediate corrective actions to be taken, mitigating any potential harm to personnel and the environment.
Compliance with HSE and ESG Regulations: The M9’s ability to detect and quantify gas leaks aligns with Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) regulations, as well as Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) standards. These regulations emphasize the importance of proactive monitoring and control of industrial activities to minimize emissions, protect the environment, and ensure the well-being of employees and local communities. The M9’s camera features support companies in meeting these compliance requirements by providing accurate and reliable gas leak detection and quantification data.
Real-Time Monitoring and Alerts: The M9’s camera system allows for real-time monitoring of industrial activities. It continuously scans the environment and provides instant alerts when gas leaks are detected, ensuring that immediate action can be taken. The camera’s PTZ (Pan-Tilt-Zoom) functionality enables operators to precisely focus on specific areas of interest, providing detailed visual inspection and monitoring capabilities.
Preventive Maintenance: The M9’s camera features can also contribute to preventive maintenance practices. By continuously monitoring for gas leaks, the camera system helps identify potential equipment malfunctions or issues that may lead to leaks. Early detection allows for timely maintenance and repairs, reducing downtime and enhancing the overall reliability of industrial operations.
The M9’s camera features, including the Advanced OGI PTZ Thermal Imaging Optical Gas Flir Imaging technology, bring significant value to industrial monitoring. They enable continuous VOC gas leak detection and quantification, enhancing safety measures, promoting compliance with HSE and ESG regulations, and supporting proactive maintenance practices. By keeping industrial activities in check, the M9 helps ensure the integrity, safety, and sustainability of the oil and gas sector.
The M9’s advanced camera features, durability, long-range capabilities, and optional add-ons make it well-suited for maritime thermal solutions. It enables long-range surveillance, detection of heat signatures, precise distance measurements, and enhanced visibility through SWIR imaging.
The M9’s integrated wipers further ensure clear vision in challenging maritime conditions. These features, coupled with the optional X99 Radar add-on, contribute to enhanced maritime security, situational awareness, and response capabilities in a wide range of maritime operations.
The M9 thermal ptz camera offers advanced features and capabilities specifically designed for maritime applications. With its rugged design, long-range capabilities, and optional add-ons, the M9 is an ideal choice for various maritime thermal solutions. Key features and benefits include:
68+ Ultra Rugged All-Weather MilSpec System: The M9’s rugged design ensures its suitability for maritime environments, where it may be exposed to harsh weather conditions, saltwater, and challenging operating conditions. Its IP68+ rating certifies its resistance against dust, water immersion, and continuous operation under demanding maritime conditions.
Titanium Military System with Ultra Long Life Coolers: The M9’s titanium military-grade system and ultra-long-life coolers provide exceptional durability and reliability, even in maritime environments. These features allow the camera to withstand the corrosive effects of saltwater, vibrations caused by rough seas, and prolonged exposure to maritime elements.
Continuous Zoom with Effective 100mm-1500mm F4 Lenses: The M9’s continuous zoom capabilities, coupled with its effective 100mm-1500mm F4 lenses, enable maritime operators to conduct long-range surveillance and monitoring. This is particularly valuable for maritime security and border control, as it allows for the identification of vessels, detection of potential threats, and monitoring of maritime activities over significant distances.
Latest Cooled MWIR Long-Range Thermal Imaging Cameras: The M9’s cooled Mid-Wave Infrared (MWIR) thermal imaging cameras are well-suited for maritime applications. They provide superior thermal sensitivity and image clarity, allowing for the detection of heat signatures from vessels, marine structures, or objects in the water. This enhances situational awareness and aids in the identification of potential threats or anomalies in the maritime domain.
Long-Range 20km 1550nm LRF Laser Range Finder: The M9’s long-range Laser Range Finder (LRF) is a valuable asset for maritime operations. It enables precise distance measurements to vessels or objects, facilitating target acquisition, navigation, and situational awareness in the maritime environment. This feature enhances the M9’s capabilities for maritime surveillance, search and rescue operations, and maritime border control.
Long Range HD SWIR Imaging Camera Channels: The M9’s Long-Range High-Definition Short-Wave Infrared (HD SWIR) imaging camera channels are particularly useful in maritime applications. SWIR imaging provides enhanced visibility through atmospheric conditions such as fog, haze, or smoke, improving the ability to detect and identify objects or vessels in low visibility situations. This enhances maritime surveillance, navigation, and safety.
Optional Add-On: X99 Radar with Missile Tracking and AI Features: The optional X99 Radar add-on further enhances the M9’s maritime capabilities. The X99 Radar provides missile tracking, smart alerts, and other AI-powered features. This integration allows for the detection and tracking of incoming threats, enhancing maritime security and facilitating timely response and countermeasures.
Integrated Wipers: The M9’s integrated wipers are specifically designed for maritime applications. They ensure clear and unobstructed vision by effectively removing water spray, rain, or saltwater residue from the camera’s lens. This feature enhances image quality and maintains optimal visibility during maritime