FLIR Systems to provide thermal imaging systems to Air National Guard

AUGUST 21--FLIR Systems Inc. (Portland, OR) has been awarded a contract from Modern Technologies Corporation, in conjunction with the US Air Force, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center HC-130 Program Office, valued at $3.5 million to supply its Star SAFIRE II airborne thermal imaging system for the Air National Guard HC-130 search-and-rescue aircraft.

AUGUST 21--FLIR Systems Inc. (Portland, OR) has been awarded a contract from Modern Technologies Corporation, in conjunction with the US Air Force, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center HC-130 Program Office, valued at $3.5 million to supply its Star SAFIRE II airborne thermal imaging system for the Air National Guard HC-130 search-and-rescue aircraft. The HC-130 FLIR Integration Program is a multimillion-dollar program for the procurement and installation of eight Star SAFIRE II FLIRs over the next two years. The contract also provides for future delivery of up to 37 additional Star SAFIRE II systems through 2006, depending on future funding availability, for the Combat Air Force's entire fleet of HC-130 search-and-rescue aircraft. Deliveries are expected to begin in 2003.

FLIR Systems designs, manufactures, and markets infrared imaging systems for a variety of applications. FLIR imaging products are used in such diverse applications as public safety, defense, navigation, electronic-news gathering, and search and rescue. Thermography products support such applications as condition monitoring, nondestructive testing, medical science, research and development, and manufacturing process control. For more information, please visit the Web site: www.flir.com.

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