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FLIR Systems Announces Delivery Order for $20.9 Million From the U.S. Army to Enable MEDEVAC Operations

Date Announced: 26 Sep 2011

Multi-sensor systems ordered for Blackhawk helicopters.

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire -09/26/11)- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR - News) announced today that it has received a $20.9 million delivery order from the U.S. Army for its Star SAFIREĀ® II stabilized multi-sensor systems to support the Army's 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 order will be performed out of FLIR's facility in Wilsonville, OR, with deliveries expected to be completed within the next twelve months.

"FLIR is pleased to continue its longstanding role as a supplier of reliable, high performance imaging systems to the U.S. Army MEDEVAC program in support of the rescue and evacuation of wounded service members," said Earl Lewis, President and CEO of FLIR.

Source: FLIR Systems


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