FLIR Systems gains $3.2 million order from U.S. Department of Defense

PORTLAND, Ore., 27 Oct. 2007. FLIR Systems Inc. has received a $3.2 million order from the United States Department of Defense for its next-generation, lightweight, high-performance thermal imager. This represents the first delivery order under a newly awarded $27 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. The units delivered under this order will be used by the U.S. military for reconnaissance and surveillance missions.

PORTLAND, Ore., 27 Oct. 2007.FLIR Systems Inc. has received a $3.2 million order from the United States Department of Defense for its next-generation, lightweight, high-performance thermal imager. This represents the first delivery order under a newly awarded $27 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. The units delivered under this order will be used by the U.S. military for reconnaissance and surveillance missions.

The system was developed in conjunction with customer participation and represents the latest in long range, man-portable thermal imaging system capability. The system weighs less than 5 pounds, incorporates high magnification optics and runs on commercially available batteries.

Work will be performed at FLIR's facilities in North Billerica, Mass. Deliveries will begin in 2007 and extend into 2010.

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