posted on Sep, 17 2009 @ 02:05 PM
Phoenix Jr. (NSN: 5855-01-438-4588) is an extremely rugged and low cost Infrared marker beacon. The Phoenix Jr. was principally designed as an
individual Combat Identification marker employed to minimize 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.
Phoenix Jr. and the war on terrorism. The Phoenix Jr. has been utilized by American and coalition forces for combat identification in theatres of
operation such as Kosovo, Bosnia, Somalia, Afghanistan and Iraq. The Beacon has many uses in combat and other operations for marking personnel,
vehicles, pathways or locations. It incorporates a flash rate that was specified to prevent confusion with small arms fire. Use the Phoenix Jr. to
identify friendly force positions, demarcation lines or perimeters.
Phoenix Jr. is the world standard for covert signaling and identification of military, law enforcement, SWAT and homeland security assets.
Weight: 28 Grams | 1 Ounce
Size: 38.09 x 15.87mm | 1.5" x .625"
Flash Repeat cycle: 1.3 Seconds (fixed)
Flash Duration: 20 Milliseconds (fixed)
Battery: Common 9 volt
Configuration: 3 Light Emitting Diodes (LED)
Coverage: 240 degrees x 360 degrees
Switching: Attach or remove battery
Operating Depth: The Poseidon — Phoenix / Pegasus Mounting Clip (902801) 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. Given these
conditions the depth limitation is solely determined by the battery’s ability to withstand depth.
Phoenix Jr. IR (902111IR)
Phoenix Jr. Red Training Model (902111R)
Phoenix Jr. NV Green Training Model (902111NV)
Intruder Trip Wire (902511)
Vehicle Auxiliary Power Supply (902611)
Poseidon — Phoenix / Pegasus Mounting Clip (902801)
Light Output Frequency :
Red - 640 nm
Infra Red - 880 nm
Alternate frequencies available on request