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Air Reconnaissance | Contracts - Awards | New Systems Tech | R&D - Contracted | UAVs | USA

$13M R&D Contract for Advanced UAV Infrared Sensors

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FLIR Systems, Inc. of Portland, OR announced the receipt of a three-year, $13 million contract from the US Army Research Development & Engineering Command (RDECOM), Communications-Electronics Research Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC), Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) for the development of an advanced stabilized electro-optical infrared system for lightweight Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). FLIR will develop a purpose-built, very small and lightweight stabilized thermal imaging system that will offer long range performance, color visible imaging and advanced laser capabilities....

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