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$20.9M Order

Photonics Spectra
Aug 2010
In Portland, Ore., Flir Systems Inc. has announced that it has received a $35.2 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with an initial $20.9 million order from the US Special Operations Command for its Talon system. The multisensor system will support the long-range mobility visual augmentation systems program, providing ground vehicles with stabilized high-resolution thermal imaging capabilities in any weather and lighting conditions. Work will be performed at Flir’s Billerica, Mass., facility and is expected to be completed within 12 months.



GLOSSARY
sensor
1. A generic term for detector. 2. A complete optical/mechanical/electronic system that contains some form of radiation detector.
thermal imaging
The process of producing a visible two-dimensional image of a scene that is dependent on differences in thermal or infrared radiation from the scene reaching the aperture of the imaging device.
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