FLIR Systems Wins $136.6 Million Aerial Vehicle Contract

  • Our Bureau
  • 02:23 PM, August 30, 2013
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FLIR Systems has won an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, to support Naval Air Systems Command's UH-1 program and the Vertical Takeoff Unmanned Aerial Vehicle program. 

The contract is valued at $136.6 million and is for FLIR's commercially developed, military qualified BRITE Star II gimbaled electro-optical/infrared imaging systems, BRITE Star I upgrades, and related spares and services. These advanced imaging systems will provide intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, detection, identification, and targeting capability in day or night operations for both manned and unmanned platforms. An initial delivery order of $4.2 million was received. 

Work is expected to be completed by August 2018. 

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