PORTLAND, Ore., 3 June 2008.FLIR Systems Inc. has received delivery orders totaling $111.7 million from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command in Huntsville, Ala., for its Star SAFIRE III stabilized multisensor systems.
This represents the first delivery orders under a previously announced new contract modification on an existing indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. The units delivered under these orders will support ongoing U.S. Armed Forces force protection programs.
Work on the delivery orders will begin immediately and be completed within the next 12 months in FLIR's Portland, Ore., facility.
"These delivery orders, a continuation of FLIR's relationship with the U.S. Armed Forces, demonstrate the value of our systems for force protection applications. We are pleased the U.S. Army and Marines have once again chosen FLIR products for this critically important mission," says Earl R. Lewis, president and CEO of FLIR.