PORTLAND, Ore., 11 Sept. 2008.FLIR Systems Inc. won a new delivery order totaling $96.6 million from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command in Huntsville, Ala., for its Star SAFIRE III stabilized multisensor systems.
This delivery order is issued under a previously announced contract modification on an existing indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract.
The units delivered under this order will support the Base Expeditionary Targeting and Surveillance Systems-Combined (BETSS-C) program. Work on the delivery order will be completed within the next 12 months in FLIR's Wilsonville, Ore., facility.
"This delivery order, a continuation of FLIR's relationship with the U.S. Army, demonstrates the value of our systems for force protection applications. We are pleased the U.S. Army has once again chosen FLIR products for this critically important mission," says Earl R. Lewis, president and CEO of FLIR.