M1A2 SEP (System Enhancment Package) - Page 2




 
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December 18th, 2004  
Kozzy Mozzy
 
With modern thermal imagers you will see a tank regardless of it's engine type. The 1st Gen TIS can see a 1.5 degree difference in temperature.
December 18th, 2004  
Kinection
 
But the farther away you get, the harder it is to see that heat signature. Just like a light gits dimmer the farther away you get. But if you increase the intensity, the detection range goes up. That's the point, it can be detected at close range just as easily as any other tank, but it's easier to be picked up at long ranges.
December 19th, 2004  
FO Seaman
 
 
You mean FLIR not TIS. TIS os Thermal Imaging Sight. We are on 4 1/2 generation FLIR.
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