FLIR Systems gains $12.4 million order for multi-sensor systems from U.S. Army

PORTLAND, Ore., 9 April 2010. FLIR Systems Inc. won a $12.4 million order from the U.S. Army for its Star SAFIRE II stabilized multi-sensor systems. The units delivered under this order will be deployed on UH-60 helicopters in support of ongoing Medevac operations. This order adds to the more than 200 Star SAFIRE systems already deployed on UH/HH-60 Medevac helicopters.

Apr 9th, 2010

Posted by Courtney E. Howard

PORTLAND, Ore., 9 April 2010. FLIR Systems Inc. won a $12.4 million order from the U.S. Army for its Star SAFIRE II stabilized multi-sensor systems. The units delivered under this order will be deployed on UH-60 helicopters in support of ongoing Medevac operations. This order adds to the more than 200 Star SAFIRE systems already deployed on UH/HH-60 Medevac helicopters.

Work on the delivery order will be completed within the next 12 months in FLIR's Wilsonville, Ore. facility.

"This order, a continuation of FLIR's long-term partnership with the U.S. Army on Black Hawk operations, demonstrates the value of our systems to support critical life-saving Medevac missions," says Earl R. Lewis, president and CEO of FLIR. "We take great pride in the development and manufacture of U.S. Army certified and battletested camera systems and are pleased the U.S. Army has once again chosen FLIR products."

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