FLIR Systems gains $15.8 million, U.S. Army delivery order for sensor systems

PORTLAND, Ore., 27 Jan. 2011. FLIR Systems Inc. won a delivery order totaling $15.8 million for its Star SAFIRE II stabilized multi-sensor systems to support the U.S. Army MEDEVAC program. Units delivered under this order will be used on Army MEDEVAC UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Jan 27th, 2011
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Posted by Courtney E. HowardPORTLAND, Ore., 27 Jan. 2011. FLIR Systems Inc. won a delivery order totaling $15.8 million for its Star SAFIRE II stabilized multi-sensor systems to support the U.S. Army MEDEVAC program. Units delivered under this order will be used on Army MEDEVAC UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Work under this contract will be performed at FLIR’s facilities in Wilsonville, Ore., with deliveries expected to be completed within the next 12 months. “With hundreds of sensors already supporting U.S. Army initiatives, this contract reiterates FLIR’s leadership in providing reliable and effective imaging products,” says 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.”
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