MARCH 31--FLIR Systems Inc. (Portland, OR) has received an order for its ThermoVision Sentry infrared camera systems from Northrop Grumman Corporation valued at approximately $7.2 million. Most of the systems will be used for perimeter security around US airbases worldwide under the US Air Force Tactical Automated Security System (TASS) program, for which Northrop Grumman is the prime contractor.
FLIR's ThermoVision Sentry is an uncooled, dual field-of-view infrared camera system with a built-in high-accuracy pan/tilt mechanism that is designed specifically for perimeter security and surveillance applications in critical environments. Deliveries will begin immediately.
"This order, which is a follow-on to a similarly sized order received in December of last year, is an important step in our continuing participation in the TASS program and in our relationship with Northrop Grumman," said Earl Lewis, FLIR chairman and CEO. "We are particularly pleased that our ThermoVision Sentry product is deployed in missions that help provide for the security of US assets and personnel worldwide."
FLIR Systems designs, manufactures, and markets infrared imaging systems worldwide for a variety of applications. FLIR's imaging products are used in applications such as public safety, defense, navigation, electronic newsgathering, 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, see FLIR's Web site: www.flir.com.