Durable, compact quick release mount accepts all Sidewinder series flashlights. Patented compound action design allows for one handed installation, removal and operation of light on mount without the risk of inadvertent release. Stainless steel clamp design provides easy attachment to a variety of helmets, including PASGT, ACH and MICH style helmets, without damaging the helmet. Full 360 degree rotation with 16 detent locations provides fully adjustable targeting of illumination source onto task. Low profile internal wave form spring provides optimal position retention. Weighs less than 1 ounce.