strike camera

strike camera

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Optical diagram of a gun recorder (strike) camera.
A camera (optical, radar, IR, or infrared) meant to record the impact point of a weapon and to give a preliminary indication of the strike result. Imagery secured by a strike camera is called strike photography.
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