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$125.3M for USN/USMC Brite Star II Turrets

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FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, OR received a $125.3 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery contract for its AN/AAQ-22E BRITE STAR Block II sensor and targeting turret. The initial delivery order from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division in Crane, IN is for $67.3 million. The complete contract for the USMC and Navy involves 116 NTIS AN/AAQ-22E BRITE STAR II turrets, 25 upgrades of AAQ-22D turrets to the AAQ-E configuration, non-warranty repairs of AAQ-22 C-E BRITE STAR turrets, and associated data and training. Work will be performed in Wilsonville, OR and deliveries for the initial $67.3 million order are expected to run from early 2009 – early 2011; the entire contract is expected to be complete by October 2013. Contract funds in the amount of $9.3 million expired at the end of FY 2008 (Sept 30/08). This contract was not competitively procured, as the BRITE STAR II has already been selected for the platforms that use it (N00164-08-D-JQ40). See also FLIR Systems release. UH-1N w. BRITE STAR DP(click to view full) The AN/AAQ-22E BRITE STAR II surveillance and targeting turret combines color optical imagery and an Improved Navigational Thermal Imaging System (NTIS) with magnification up to 97x, providing longer range day […]

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