FLIR Systems to Provide Star SAFIRE 380-HD Systems for United States Coast Guard




WILSONVILLE, Ore. – June 22, 2017 – FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced an award of $17.9 million for an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of a maximum of 19 FLIR Star SAFIRE 380-HD (high-definition) systems, in support of the United States Coast Guard HC-27J surveillance aircraft fleet. FLIR will provide the Star SAFIRE 380-HD systems, cabling, controller units, software, mounting hardware, technical engineering services, and logistics support. 

“We are proud to continue our support of the United States Coast Guard,” said Kevin Tucker, Vice President and General Manager of FLIR Surveillance.“ As the HC-27J is the newest of the Coast Guard platforms, it is critical to deliver not only leading performance, but also unmatched support. Flying constantly, the Coast Guard saves lives and protects our nation, and we take our part of enabling their success seriously.”


The systems for contract orders will be manufactured in Wilsonville, Oregon. For more information about FLIR Star SAFIRE airborne system products, visit www.flir.com/airborne.   

About FLIR Systems 
Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Wilsonville, Oregon, FLIR Systems is a world-leading maker of sensor systems that enhance perception and heighten awareness, helping to save lives, improve productivity, and protect the environment. Through its nearly 3,500 employees, FLIR’s vision is to be “The World’s Sixth Sense” by leveraging thermal imaging and adjacent technologies to provide innovative, intelligent solutions for security and surveillance, environmental and condition monitoring, outdoor recreation, machine vision, navigation, and advanced threat detection. For more information, please visit www.flir.com and follow @flir.

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