The FLIR StormCaster-L ultra low-light imaging payload offers unmatched ISR, tracking and mapping performance during twilight and nighttime operations.


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FLIR is the world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of thermal imaging infrared cameras.

As a member of our next generation payload family, the StormCaster-L reflects a leap in scalable payload performance offering a 7x improvement in line of sight stabilization, enhanced range of motion and a dramatically increased geolocation accuracy - all in a rugged, low SWaP-C package.

The modularity of the StormCaster payload family facilitates interoperability and rapid interchange of payloads across SkyRanger R70 and R80D SkyRaider platforms while leveraging continuously evolving aircraft performance, intelligence and a set of available accessories.


Low Light Imager
Resolution 4240 x 2832 max, 12.2 MP
Fields of View 39° optical, 11° with digital zoom
Line-of-sight Stabilization < 0.3 mRad
Stabilization 3 axis (pitch, roll, yaw)
Vibration Isolation 6 axis passive on aircraft
Controllable Ranges of Motion
Roll +/- 0 degrees
Pitch +20/-90 degrees
Yaw +/- 180 degrees
Slew Rate
60 deg/s
1.3Kg (2.9 lbs)
196mm (W) x 201mm (L) x 239mm (H)
7.7” (W) x 7.9” (L) x 9.4”(H)
Operating Temperature
0° C to 45° C (32° F to 113° F)
Additional System Features
User Defined Object Tracking
Moving Target Indication
Digital Image Stabilization
Target Coordinates, Heading, Speed
AI-based People/Vehicle Detection & Classification
(Q2 2020)
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