Army chooses Star SAFIRE II thermal imaging systems from FLIR for MEDEVAC UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters
WILSONVILLE, Ore., 27 Sept. 2011. U.S. Army officials needed infrared sensors for the Army's fleet of UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters performing medical evacuation missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. They found their solution from FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, Ore. The Army placed a $20.9 million delivery order for the FLIR Systems Star SAFIRE II stabilized multi-sensor systems to support the Army's MEDEVAC program. FLIR Systems announced the order on Monday. Work under this order will be at FLIR's facility in Wilsonville, Ore., with deliveries to be completed within the next year, FLIR officials say.
For more information contact FLIR Systems online at www.gs.flir.com.