FLIR Receives $20.9 Million Order from U.S. ArmySeptember 27, 2011
The U.S. Army's delivery order is for the company's Star SAFIRE multisensor systems to support MEDEVAC operations.
PORTLAND, OR, -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced that it has received a $20.9 million delivery order from the U.S. Army for its Star SAFIRE II stabilized multi-sensor systems to support the Army's 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 order will be performed out of FLIR's facility in Wilsonville, OR, with deliveries expected to be completed within the next twelve months.
"FLIR is pleased to continue its longstanding role as a supplier of reliable, high performance imaging systems to the U.S. Army MEDEVAC program in support of the rescue and evacuation of wounded service members," said Earl Lewis, President and CEO of FLIR.
About FLIR Systems
FLIR Systems, Inc. is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of sensor systems that enhance perception and awareness. The Company's advanced thermal imaging and threat detection systems are used for a wide variety of imaging, thermography, and security applications, including airborne and ground-based surveillance, condition monitoring, research and development, manufacturing process control, search and rescue, drug interdiction, navigation, transportation safety, border and maritime patrol, environmental monitoring, and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) detection.
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