FLIR systems wins $48 million contract from Naval Surface Warfare Center

PORTLAND, Ore., 5 Oct. 2007. FLIR Systems Inc. has received a $48 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from NSWC - Crane Division for its Recon III long-range, handheld imagers. FLIR also announced the receipt of a $0.3 million initial delivery order under this contract. The units delivered under this contract will be furnished to the United States Special Operations Command to equip SOF teams with a Hand Held Imaging-Long Range (HHI-LR) capability.

PORTLAND, Ore., 5 Oct. 2007.FLIR Systems Inc. has received a $48 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from NSWC - Crane Division for its Recon III long-range, handheld imagers. FLIR also announced the receipt of a $0.3 million initial delivery order under this contract. The units delivered under this contract will be furnished to the United States Special Operations Command to equip SOF teams with a Hand Held Imaging-Long Range (HHI-LR) capability.

Using a long-wave, uncooled imager and high-sensitivity, mid-wave InSb sensor for long-range viewing, the Recon III lightweight thermal binocular includes picture-over-picture capability for situational awareness, digital zoom, a laser pointer, a digital magnetic compass, and a GPS link.

Work will be performed at FLIR's facilities in North Billerica, MA. Deliveries will begin in 2007 and extend into 2012.

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