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Covert Cameras
This section is about cameras that were used for covert operations. The cameras range from high-tech sub-miniature spy camera's, such as the Minox B, to cameras for inconspicious photography and observations. Click any of the thumbnails below for a further description.

 Index of covert cameras


Covert cameras on this website
Minox miniature and subminiature cameras
Russian copy of the Minox 35 EL
Russian Krasnogorsk F-21 spy camera used by the KGB for a variety of applications
Russian Photo Sniper (Foto Snaiper) with 300 mm telephoto lens used by the KGB
Tochka-58 and Tochka-58M subminiature clockwork cameras used by the KGB (Russian variant of the Minox-A)
Ticka camera (also known as Expo watch camera) from 1906
Swiss-made Tessina subminature 35 mm camera, used by the Stasi, the CIA and several others
The Japanese PETAL; the smalles production camera in the world
Soviet covert observation camera with spring mechanism
Robot Star 50 clockwork camera
Miniature electronic covert surveillance camera
High-volume covert surveillance camera
Yolka S-64 (a.k.a. Yolochka, Elka and Yelka)
Commercial rollover camera, also used by the KGB
Fixed-distance compact reproduction camera S-112 (C-112)
Small portable document copier
Professional film cutter (21 mm)
John Player Special covert camera (Kiev 30)
JPS
Kiev 30 16 mm minuature camera
Kiev 303 16 mm minuature camera
JASEN (S-270) Forensic infrared viewer
Video-Over-Radio system (Racal/Thales)
 Index of covert cameras
Manufacturers
Arsenal Kiev (Ukraine)
BelOMO Minsk (Belarus)
Mechanical Factory of Krasnogorsk (KMZ) - ZENIT
KMZ
Zagorsk Optical-Mechanical Plant (ZOMZ)
Minox miniature and subminiature cameras
Wanted cameras
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