FLIR Systems announces order for $15.8M from US Army

FLIR Systems announces order for $15.8M from US Army 27 Jan, 11, Source: FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has been awarded a delivery order totaling $15.8 million for its Star SAFIRE® II stabilized multi-sensor systems to support the U.S. Army MEDEVAC program. The units delivered under this order will be employed on the Army MEDEVAC UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Work under this contract will be performed out of FLIR’s facilities in Wilsonville, OR, with deliveries expected to be completed within the next twelve months.

“With hundreds of sensors already supporting U.S. Army initiatives, this contract reiterates FLIR’s leadership in providing reliable and effective imaging products,” said Earl R. Lewis, President and CEO, FLIR Systems, Inc. “FLIR invests heavily in research and development to ensure our sensor systems are the most technologically advanced and dependable solutions for protecting troops in the harshest environments.”

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 imaging and thermography applications including airborne observation and broadcast, ground-based security and surveillance, condition monitoring, research and development, manufacturing process control, search and rescue, drug interdiction, navigation, transportation safety, border and maritime patrol, and environmental monitoring. Visit the Company’s web site at www.FLIR.com.

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