For $40,000 or more on eBay, you could pick up this helicopter FLIR thermal imaging system. This “system is designed to be mounted on a helicopter or fixed wing aircraft to aid in visual survalence and tracking of subjects (or objects) on the ground.” Auction page. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

This system was removed from service as part of a fleet wide upgrade by a major federal agency. All equipment was fully functional when it was removed from the aircraft.

[via eBay]