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FLIR Systems Receives Contract from Naval Surface Warfare Center

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced today that it has received a $125.3 million, five-year requirements contract from NSWC, Crane Division for its BRITE Star® II multi-sensor target designation systems. FLIR also announced the receipt of a $67.3 million initial delivery order under this contract. The units delivered under this contract will be used by the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy for various missions including search and rescue, reconnaissance, and attack.

Work will be performed at FLIR's facilities in Wilsonville, OR. Deliveries for this initial order are expected to begin in early 2009 and be completed within 24 months of initial shipment.

"This contract demonstrates FLIR's position as a leading, world-class supplier of sophisticated, EO/IR laser designation systems," said Earl R. Lewis, President and CEO of FLIR Systems, Inc. "We are proud of our long-standing service to the U.S. Marines and are pleased to add the Marine Corps to the list of BRITE Star® II customers that includes the Army and the Navy."

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