AUGUST 20, 2008--FLIR Systems (North Billerica, MA, USA;www.flirthermography.com) has received a $14.7 million fixed-price follow-on contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division for AN/KAX-1A Forward-Looking Infrared systems. The stabilized, lightweight, multisensor systems delivered under this contract will support the Long Range Ground Mobility Visual Augmentation Systems (LR-GMVAS) Program and provide ground vehicles with all-weather, day/night, high-resolution, stabilized, thermal imaging capability.
Work will be performed at FLIR's facilities in North Billerica, MA, and deliveries are expected to be completed within 12 months.
"FLIR is committed to providing our military customers with outstanding infrared systems in support of critical missions. We are pleased to be working with NSWC Crane to supply these vehicle-based systems to our nation's ground forces," said Earl R. Lewis, president and CEO of FLIR Systems, Inc.