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FLIR Systems announces $15.8 million deal

January 27, 2011  By Carey Fredericks

Jan. 27, 2011, Portland, OR - FLIR Systems, Inc. announced it has been awarded a delivery order totaling $15.8 million for its Star SAFIRE® II stabilized multi-sensor systems to support the U.S. Army MEDEVAC program.

The units delivered under this order will be employed on the Army MEDEVAC UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Work under this contract will be performed out of FLIR's facilities in Wilsonville, OR, with deliveries expected to be completed within the next twelve months.

"With hundreds of sensors already supporting U.S. Army initiatives, this contract reiterates FLIR's leadership in providing reliable and effective imaging products," said Earl R. Lewis, President and CEO, FLIR Systems, Inc. "FLIR invests heavily in research and development to ensure our sensor systems are the most technologically advanced and dependable solutions for protecting troops in the harshest environments."



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