PORTLAND, Ore., 19 Oct. 2007.FLIR Systems Inc. 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, multisensor 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, Mass. 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," says Earl R. Lewis, president and CEO of FLIR Systems Inc.