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Teledyne FLIR Awarded US Navy Sensor Contract

[image via Teledyne FLIR Defense]

Teledyne FLIR Defense has been awarded a $43.9 million contract to service US Navy and Coast Guard sensor systems.

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Press Release, Wilsonville, 08 February 2022: Teledyne FLIR Defense, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, announced that the US Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded the company an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract worth up to $43.9 million to service electro-optical sensor systems used for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR). The contract will provide replacement parts and technical support for several land- and sea-based systems used by the United States Navy and Coast Guard, including the BRITE Star II, the Sea Star SAFIRE III, and the Star SAFIRE 380-HD.

In addition to the IDIQ award, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) also recently awarded Teledyne FLIR two contracts with a combined value of $16.2 million to procure BRITE Star II multi-sensory imaging systems. Those systems will support the US Navy / Marine Corps H-1 programme.

“Our commitment to product service and support ensures customers derive the highest level of performance over the lifespan of every system we offer,” said JihFen Lei, executive vice president and general manager of Teledyne FLIR Defense. “We’re proud to provide the US Navy, Coast Guard, and Marine Corps with world-class surveillance technology and help them maintain these sensors to detect any threat, anywhere, on land, maritime and airborne platforms.”

The Star SAFIRE and BRITE Star family of systems are manufactured in Wilsonville, Oregon and offer users superior image stabilization, ultra-long range performance, and internal navigation for precise targeting. The systems are fully hardened for military fixed-wing and helicopter operations and include an MWIR thermal imager, low-light cameras, and multiple laser payload options.

Teledyne FLIR Defense will produce the systems, required maintenance parts, and perform services at its facility in Wilsonville.

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