Core Survival HEL-STAR 6® Gen III HS-640-03

Core Survival HEL-STAR 6® Gen III HS-640-03

Core Survival

STOCK# 20061

Availability: Limited Quantities


HEL-STAR 6 the latest in the HEL-STAR series of marker lights designed specifically for helmet-mounting for airborne, MFF, and ground operations. Gen III closely matches the fit and function of the original HEL-STAR 6® while providing a streamlined package design and advanced electronics. HEL-STAR 6® Gen III continues to provide up to four user-defined functions in two selectable operating modes invirtually any combination of white, green, blue, red, amber and IR, each in either steady, flashing or IFF coded operation.



  • Mode A Functions
    • A1: Green Light (Steady)
    • A2: Green Light (Steady) + White Light (Flash)
  • Mode B Functions
    • B1: IR (Flash)
    • B2: IR (Flash/Bright)


  • Safety - The unique battery access design provides a curved profile on all sides, minimizing snag hazard. Velcro® attachment provides emergency peel-away from helmet to reduce potential for snag-related injury. 
  • Versatility - Up to four user-defined functions are available in a range of visible colors and IR signals, either flashing, coded or steady. 
  • Visibility - Omni-directional. Intensities can scaled up or down for special requirements. White flash exceeds FAA 3-statute mile requirements. 
  • Simple, Secure Operation - Switches are designed for positive operation by a gloved-hand, in the blind, with the helmet donned. Mode selection switch design options provide operational flexibility or strong security between overt and covert operating modes. 
  • Operating Extremes - HEL-STAR 6 Gen III is shock and vibration resistant, dustproof and ocean-tested waterproof to 130 fsw. 
  • Status Confirmation - Switch design provides visual and tactile confirmation of ON/OFF and operating status with no guesswork; visual confirmation prevents inadvertent battery discharge in the IR operating mode. 
  • Easy Battery Replacement - The single CR123 cell can be replaced in the field, quickly, without special tools.