Observer System - full configuration

Observer Sinjar

The Observer System is a wearable suite of tools and devices used for collecting and sharing information in the field. It is built around a small sling bag and weighs less than 15 pounds. It is designed to be used during disasters and conflicts where support and infrastructure are impaired or non-existent.



Observer Side   Observer Solar   Observer Sling1   Observer Sling2

Key Design Points

  • Support a solo operator in collecting information in austere environs
  • Enable a high degree of self-sufficiency in water, power, comms
  • Intended to be used on-the-go, driving, walking, riding
  • Carry-on commercial airlines and through international customs
  • No export-controlled items that inhibit working with foreign nationals
  • Technical appearance but not overtly militaristic
  • Double or triple redundancy of mission critical functions
  • Best quality and durability available on the commercial market


Observer Kit

General Capabilities
  • Collect GPS fixes, imagery, video, audio recording, and text reports
  • Send and receive messages via Iridium satellite network
  • Collect information from laptops, phones, PCs, cameras, and more
  • Harvest, generate, store and share power
  • Collect and treat water for drinking
  • Work with other people to collect and share information
  • Collect technical environmental information
  • Make observations from distance or at night
  • Work around physical environmental problems
  • Signal for rescue, provide lifesaving aid
  • Operate outside in harsh conditions for long durations
  • Provide emergency first aid or humanitarian health assistance

System Module Breakdown

Observer Contents

Observer Base System (A) - The minimal foundation of the observer system. Provides basic core capabilities of communications, hydration, and power.
  • Observer Sling Bag
  • Solar Panel
  • Power pack
  • Iridium Messenger
  • UV sterilizing water bottle
  • Solar LED ball cap
  • Power cables
  • Water filter w/ bladder and chem tablets

Power Management Module (B) - Extensive set of adapters, cables, chargers, and power packs to harvest, store, and share power from many sources.
  • Wall outlet splitter
  • Outlet Y cable
  • International adapters
  • Thin outlet adapters
  • USB data blocking fast charger
  • USB squid cable
  • Adapters for phones, laptops, devices
  • USB car charger
  • USB multi cable
  • USB/AA/AAA/18650/CR123 charger
  • Power pack fast charge adapters
  • Water-proof sack & case

Observer Core Module (C) - Collection of sensors, devices, and tools for collecting and sharing information, in a variety of circumstances.

Data Operations
  • 1TB USB thumbdrive
  • Wifi-sharable USB thumbdrive
  • HW write-protectable USB thumbdrive
  • Multi-card USB reader
  • SD, and other storage cards
Sensors
  • Thermal optic attachment
  • Video/photo sunglasses
  • 10x monocular phone attachment
  • IR illuminated night vision monocular
  • Android windmeter
  • Flashlight
Navigation
  • Global compass
  • GPS wrist watch
  • Waterproof 8.5"x11" case and pen
Communications
  • GoTenna pair
  • SIM adapters
SIGINT/IW
  • USB SDR
  • USB keylogger
Core
  • Android phone w/ apps
  • Recording/scanning pen and notepad
  • Water and RF shielding bags
  • USB OTG cable
  • USB hub
  • USB cables and adapters
  • Powered USB OTG Y cable adapter
Teamwork
  • Extra DualSIM phone
  • Pen and notepad

Medic Module (D) - Slightly more than bare minimal set of medic tools to cover common field injuries and illness as well as basic combat trauma. Can assist in humanitarian medical work in a pinch.
  • DARK Trauma kit
  • Trauma Tips Card
  • SWAT-T tourniquet
  • Mini medic shears
  • Rubber band
  • Safety pins
  • Security tags
  • medic patch
  • zippered pouch
  • CPR faceshield
  • surgical mask
  • extra latex gloves
  • sharpie
  • tongue depressor
  • minor wound kit
  • common medicine pack
  • topical lidocaine patches

Extract Module (E) - Third Block Gears Survival Signal Rescue kit which are essential tools for signaling for rescue, marking, and surviving while awaiting evac.
  • SSR Panel
  • ACR 406mhz GPS PLB
  • Signal mirror
  • Signal whistle
  • Fire starter kit
  • 3" chem light sticks
  • IR strobe
  • 1L ziplock bag
  • water treatment tablets
  • 25' 400lb kevlar cord
  • hand warmers
  • 12' flagging ribbon
  • IR reflective strip
  • weatherproof manual

Sustainment Module (F) - collection of compact, essential snivel gear for operating in austere third world environments and maintaining hygiene and comfort.
  • electrolyte pack
  • sun block / bug spray
  • tissue paper
  • ibuprofen
  • lip balm
  • breath mints
  • hand wipes
  • unlubricated condom
  • sealing bandages/blister covers
  • bandana
  • hand warmer
  • water proof bags

Toolkit Module (G) - A collection of tools for working with electronics, solving physical world problems, and other creative uses.
  • super glue
  • duct tape
  • seat belt cutter
  • titanium pry bar
  • paracord bracelet
  • handcuff shim
  • smoke mask
  • mini hack saw blade
  • 60' kevlar cord
  • 60' dyneema 7/64"
  • mini carabiner
  • mini lighter
  • tape measure
  • multi-tool
  • electronics toolset
  • mini scissors
  • wood screws
  • metal case
  • waterproof bag



Full System $16,995
(+tax & shipping)
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2Day Training $3,495
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GoBag Kit $3,449
(Base, Medic, & Extract)
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