FLIR Receives Contract from Naval Surface Warfare CenterOctober 18, 2007
Company awarded a $9.3 Million fixed-price contract to develop all-weather, day/night, high-resolution and stabilized thermal imaging for vehicle-based applications.
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire -) - FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced that it has received a $9.3 million fixed-price contract from NSWC, Crane Division for AN/KAX-1A Maritime Forward-Looking Infrared systems. The stabilized, lightweight, multi-sensor systems delivered under this contract will support the Long Range Ground Mobility Visual Augmentation Systems (LR-GMVAS) Program and provide ground vehicles with an all-weather, day/night, high-resolution, stabilized, thermal imaging capability.
Work will be performed at FLIR's facilities in North Billerica, MA. Deliveries will begin in 2008 and extend into 2012.
"This contract, building on FLIR's existing relationship with the Special Operations Community, demonstrates the value of our systems for emerging, vehicle-based applications and furthers our strategy to equip ground-based forces," said Earl R. Lewis, President and CEO of FLIR Systems, Inc. "We are pleased NSWC Crane has chosen FLIR products for this critical mission."
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.
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