AN/PEQ-1 SOFLAM

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AN/PEQ-1A SOFLAM
USAF Tactical Air Control Party operators using a SOFLAM during training at Aviano Air Base, Italy in 2012

The AN/PEQ-1 also known as a Special Operations Forces Laser Acquisition Marker (SOFLAM or SOF-LAM) is a U.S. military laser designator designed for use by special operations forces, under more rugged field conditions.[1]

History[edit]

The AN/PEQ-1 was first used in combat in the War in Afghanistan and the Iraq War.

Specifications[edit]

Per the manufacturers' specifications,[1] the AN/PEQ-1 has the following characteristics:

  • Weight 11.3 lb (5.2 kg)
  • Ranging range up to 20 km
  • Target designation range over 10 km
  • Laser type: NdYag, 1064 nm

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SOFLAM PEQ-1C" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-12-06.