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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.

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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