Navy orders electro-optic sensor systems for shipboard command and control

PORTLAND, Ore., 11 Sept. 2006. FLIR Systems Inc. in Portland, Ore., will supply the U.S. Navy with long-range multisensor imaging systems based on the company's forward-looking infrared (FLIR) sensor technology under terms of a $12.9 million order.

PORTLAND, Ore., 11 Sept. 2006. FLIR Systems Inc. in Portland, Ore., will supply the U.S. Navy with long-range multisensor imaging systems based on the company's forward-looking infrared (FLIR) sensor technology under terms of a $12.9 million order.

The system, known as High Performance Mobility FLIR, is based on the SeaFLIR III imaging system and includes a laser rangefinder, mid- or large-format thermal imager, an image-intensified TV, and laser pointer coupled with navigational inputs for geo-locating capability.

The High Performance Mobility FLIR can be integrated into command-and-control systems and can be installed on a variety of platforms for use in search and rescue or intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. Work will be at FLIR's North Billerica, Mass.

For more information contact FLIR Systems online at www.FLIR.com.

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