Thermal Imager Played Big Role in Bombing Manhunt

The FLIR camera located Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, even though he was hiding inside a covered boat.


Teich said that one of FLIR's main goals is to keep officers safe, and that when the cameras are used in situations like the manhunt for Tsarnaev in Watertown, they do just that.

"It just makes us feel really proud to be a part of this," he said. "It's exactly what we build these systems for."

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