FLIR wins $54M order for US Defense

Flir Systems, Inc. has received a delivery order for 50 U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits, and Outfits (CBRN DR-SKO) systems. The delivery order is under a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Department of Defense, in support of the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) DR-SKO Program of Record. The order is valued at $54.2 million, with deliveries extending through the second quarter of 2018.

The CBRN DR-SKO system is a set of mission specific kits that characterise and provide full spectrum CBRN dismounted reconnaissance capability utilised by the U.S. Military Joint Services, including units within the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Teams. The programme has been in development since 2008 with Flir Systems, Inc. as the prime contractor.