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Flir Systems secures $14.7 million order from Naval Surface Warfare Center

21 August 2008



Flir Systems 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 stabilised, lightweight, multi-sensor systems delivered under this contract will support the Long Range Ground Mobility Visual Augmentation Systems (LR-GMVAS) programme and provide ground vehicles with an all-weather, day/night, high-resolution, stabilised, thermal imaging capability.

'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 Lewis, president and CEO of Flir Systems.

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