The Tigerstrike®️ Technology
The Tigerstrike® uses proprietary technology that provides unparalleled, multi-level functionality. Our system accommodates both geo-location from a GPS equipped emergency transmitter and radio transmission source direction finding including device ID if available.
An internal three axis compass accurate to .1°, coupled with the narrow line of bearing generated from the Tigerstrike® antenna system provides the operator with approximately 2° line of bearing (LOB) in the horizontal plane and 5° in the vertical plane. This allows the targeting software to determine the potential beacon location with a minimum of readings.
On-board GPS allows map-based vector creation in relation to the Tigerstrike® unit’s position.
Our network functionality allows Tigerstrike® units networked on the same mission to be integrated into the target solution of each device. This network capability also provides integration with the Tigerstrike® Command Software at the Mission Search Base.
TS 2150 6.5” TDOA (Time Delay of Arrival) – 406 Mhz – Compatible with new SARSAT beacons, EPIRBS, PLR and military beacons, the TS 2150 was designed to fill a void in the SAR market.
Search and rescue ground team members now have capability never before available to them. This handheld device allows them to prosecute search missions whether they are in mountainous terrain, urban settings, marinas, or anywhere else the search takes place. Now local responding agencies and helicopter companies can provide an immediate response to the alert of a 406 MHz Beacon in their area. Firestorm™ is currently working with several helicopter operators to incorporate this technology into the Rescue Coordination Center for their jurisdictions. Since the Tigerstrike™ is a portable device, it does not require either an STA or an STC to be used inside an aircraft. By using a 406 MHz antenna on an existing antenna mount, the Tigerstrike™ can display the results of the search on a tablet computer inside the helicopter.
The Tigerstrike™ TS 2150 is the only receiver, airborne, mobile or handheld, that is capable of receiving the new upper band frequencies in the 406 MHz range. Other manufacturers of 406 DF equipment must redesign their receivers to accept the full range of available 406 MHz beacon frequencies approved for use and in current production. The Tigerstrike™ TS 2150 is the only available device to detect all frequencies between 406 and 407 MHz.