SOURCE: FLIR Systems, Inc.
WILSONVILLE, OR--(Marketwired - Sep 27, 2013) - FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, to support the Patrol Boat Electro-Optics System (PB-EOS) program for the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy. The contract is valued at $49.9 million and is for a variant of FLIR's® recently introduced SeaFLIR® 280-HD maritime electro-optical/infrared imaging system. These advanced imaging systems provide critical capability to enhance navigation, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.
"Winning this contract proves the benefits of our commercially developed, military qualified model to our customers, which includes rapid mission-critical solution development, high product quality, superior customer service, and rapid delivery at a price that yields exceptional value," said Andy Teich, President and CEO of FLIR. "We are pleased to extend our successful support of the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, and this will further strengthen our already leading presence in the maritime EO/IR market."
Work under this award is expected to be performed out of FLIR's facility in Billerica, MA, and is expected to be completed by September 2018.
About FLIR Systems
FLIR Systems, Inc. is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of sensor systems that enhance perception and awareness. The Company's advanced thermal imaging and threat detection systems are used for a wide variety of imaging, thermography, and security applications, including airborne and ground-based surveillance, condition monitoring, research and development, manufacturing process control, search and rescue, drug interdiction, navigation, transportation safety, border and maritime patrol, environmental monitoring, and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) detection. Visit the Company's web site at www.FLIR.com.
The statements in this release by Andy Teich and the other statements in this release about the contract described above are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based on current expectations, estimates, and projections about FLIR's business based, in part, on assumptions made by management. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements due to numerous factors, including the following: the ability to manufacture and deliver the systems referenced in this release, changes in demand for FLIR's products, product mix, the timing of deliveries under the contract discussed above, the impact of competitive products and pricing, constraints on supplies of critical components, excess or shortage of production capacity, the ability of FLIR to manufacture and ship products in the time period required, FLIR's continuing compliance with U.S. export control laws and regulations, and other risks discussed from time to time in FLIR's Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports. In addition, such statements could be affected by general industry and market conditions and growth rates, and general domestic and international economic conditions. Such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and FLIR does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release, or for changes made to this document by wire services or Internet service providers.