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US Customs and Border Protection Awarding FLIR up to $23M for Surveillance Tech

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ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 15, 2021 — FLIR Systems is a recipient of at least $23 million in awards from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency. The funding will allow FLIR to deliver improved air and ground surveillance capabilities using advanced thermal imaging and drone technology.
The FLIR LVSS can track up to 500 objects at once at ranges greater than 10 miles (16 km). Courtesy of FLIR.
The FLIR LVSS can track up to 500 objects at once at ranges greater than 10 miles (16 km). Courtesy of FLIR.

The award specifies the delivery of the FLIR Lightweight Vehicle Surveillance System (LVSS) for Customs and Border Protection’s Mobile Surveillance Capability program; the SkyRaider drone tether kits; StormCaster T sensor payloads; and additional technology for the Low Altitude Autonomous Safety and Situational Awareness for Offices program. That contract has a base value of $545,000 and was awarded from a competitive general solicitation under authority of the Department of Homeland Security’s Commercial Solutions Opening Pilot Program.

FLIR Systems, Inc. is being acquired by Teledyne Technologies Inc.
Jan 2021
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