Characteristics/Description: This Class 3b laser device, the IPIM, provides a highly collimated beam of infrared energy for weapon aiming and an adjustable focus infrared beam for target illumination. The IPIM is designed to withstand the shock of heavy weapons. The White Light Illuminator provides target identification/illumination without night vision devices, and is greater than 60 lumens in the high power mode. The IPIM has low profile aiming and illumination boresight adjusters. This device can be used as a handheld illuminator/pointer or can be mounted to weapons with a MIL-STD-1913 Rail. Will soon be replaced by the AN/PEQ-16A Mini-IPIM (MIPIM).
Weapon Platforms: The IPIM has an Integral Rail Grabber Bracket that mounts to various weapons, including M16A4, M4/M4A1, M240B, M249, and M240G. The IPIM has an M240/M249 Adapter Bracket.