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21/03/2017

Flir wins $54M order for US Defense

Wilsonville, Or (USA)

Flir Systems, Inc. has received a delivery order for 50 U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits, and Outfits (CBRN DR-SKO) systems.

The delivery order is under a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Department of Defense, in support of the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) DR-SKO Program of Record. The order is valued at $54.2 million, with deliveries extending through the second quarter of 2018.

The CBRN DR-SKO system is a set of mission specific kits that characterise and provide full spectrum CBRN dismounted reconnaissance capability utilised by the U.S. Military Joint Services, including units within the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Teams. The programme has been in development since 2008 with Flir Systems, Inc. as the prime contractor.

"We are honoured to continue providing our turnkey DR-SKO solution that addresses the current and emerging threats by equipping U.S. soldiers with the best-in-class technology for their mission," said Andy Teich, President and CEO of Flir. "This delivery solidifies our continued support to provide innovative, mission-critical solutions to keep our country safe and maintain our stance as a leader in the CBRN market."

Since the CBRN DR-SKO IDIQ was awarded in December 2014, over 100 systems have been delivered to the U.S. Department of Defense, with production being performed out of Flir's facility in Elkridge, Md.(USA).


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