FLIR Systems Receives US Navy Order Valued at $12.9 Million(PORTLAND, OR, Sep 08, 2006) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has received an order from the US Navy for long range multi-sensor imaging systems valued at $12.9 million. The system, known as High Performance Mobility FLIR, is based on the SeaFLIR(R) III imaging system and includes a laser rangefinder, a choice of mid or large format thermal imager, an image intensified TV and laser pointer coupled with navigational inputs to provide precise geo-locating capability.
The High Performance Mobility FLIR can be integrated into command and control systems and can be installed on a variety of platforms for use in search and rescue or intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. The work will be performed at FLIR's North Billerica, MA production facility. Production will commence immediately.
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"We are pleased to see this state-of-the-art imaging system complete development and enter full-rate production after having proven itself with the world's most demanding operators," said Earl Lewis, FLIR Systems' President and CEO. "The unique positioning technology offered in this system represents an important new feature that allows our customers greater accuracy and precision in their field operations."
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Source : FLIR Systems, Inc.