FLIP Systems, has received a US$5.4 million order from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The contract award is for Star SAFIRE HD stabilized multisensors. The units delivered under this order will be used to assist the CBP air assets in their performance on missions guarding the borders of the U.S.
Work on this order will be performed at FLIR's facilities in Wilsonville, Oregon, and deliveries are expected to be completed by the end of 2010.
"FLIR Systems continues to develop mission-ready systems that meet the long-range and durability demands of the U.S. CBP," said Earl Lewis, President and CEO of FLIP Systems. "This contract reaffirms the confidence CBP has in our systems to provide the right equipment for their critical missions."