Streamlight Sidewinder Compact® II Hands Free Light Military


The Sidewinder Compact II provides the ultimate flexibility in the field – from allowing multiple power sources to how it’s used – hold it, attach it to your molle, or mount it on your helmet. It’s lightweight, multi-directional and multi-functional. It accepts a variety of battery types so you’ll always have a light whenever duty calls.

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Durable clip attaches to helmet, headstrap or MOLLE vest providing the ultimate flexibility in hands free lighting
Four individual light sources:
White LED, impervious to shock with 50,000 hour lifetime
5mm Blue LED, 470 nm peak wavelength, impervious to shock with 100,000 hour lifetime
5mm IR LED, 880 nm peak wavelength, impervious to shock with 100,000 hour lifetime
5mm Red LED, 630 nm peak wavelength, impervious to shock with 100,000 hour lifetime
Uses one 3V CR123A lithium battery (included). Also accepts 1 AA lithium battery or 1 AA alkaline battery
View Fact Sheet for Sidewinder Compact II Light Output and Battery Run Time
3 meter impact resistance tested
IPX7 waterproof to 1 meter for 30 minutes. O-Ring and gasket sealed openings. Meets MIL-STD-810F, Method 512.4
Pull-to-turn rotary selector knob prevents accidental mode changes and allows selection of LED color
Rubber dome actuator and 4 position rotary selector knob provides easy operation when wearing heavy gloves
Powers on at low output and progresses to high intensity in four discrete steps
IR Safe mode prevents accidental activation and battery depletion while in IR mode
Double-click push button to initiate strobe (all LED colors have a strobe function)
185º tilting body. Rotates 360º on helmet mount
Cord attachment hole provided in clip capable of supporting 25 lbs of load
Assembled in USA

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LED Options

White C4 LED, Red, Blue, IR LEDs, White C4 LED, Green, Blue, IR LEDs

Mount Options

Helmet Mount, Helmet Mound and Headstrap, E-mount and Headstrap, Helmet Mount and Rail Mount, NVG mount (works with DoD, NATO and ISAF combat helmets), No Mount

Packaging Options

Box, Clam


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