FLIR Systems wins $12.4M sensor order for US Army Black Hawks

FLIR Systems wins $12.4M sensor order for US Army Black Hawks

13-Apr-2010 Source: FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has received a $12.4 million order from the U.S. Army for its Star SAFIRE(R) II stabilized multi-sensor systems. The units delivered under this order will be deployed on UH-60 helicopters in support of ongoing Medevac operations. This order adds to the more than 200 Star SAFIRE systems already deployed on UH/HH-60 Medevac helicopters.

Work on the delivery order will be completed within the next twelve months in FLIR’s Wilsonville, Oregon facility.

“This order, a continuation of FLIR’s long-term partnership with the U.S. Army on Black Hawk operations, demonstrates the value of our systems to support critical life-saving Medevac missions,” said Earl R. Lewis, President and CEO of FLIR. “We take great pride in the development and manufacture of U.S. Army certified and battletested camera systems and are pleased the U.S. Army has once again chosen FLIR products.”

About FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems, Inc. is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of thermal imaging and stabilized camera systems for a wide variety of thermography and imaging applications including condition monitoring, research and development, manufacturing process control, airborne observation and broadcast, search and rescue, drug interdiction, surveillance and reconnaissance, navigation safety, border and maritime patrol, environmental monitoring and ground-based security. Visit the Company’s web site at

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