FLIR Systems Announced a 5-Year $27.9M IDIQ Contract for DR-SKO Solutions
WILSONVILLE, Oregon, the United States (BulgarianMilitary.com) – FLIR Systems, Inc. revealed on Tuesday (29th January 2019) that the company has been awarded a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Department of Defence for delivery of twenty-four U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits, and Outfits systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The delivery order is in support of the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence (JPEO-CBRND) DR-SKO Program of Record and is valued at $27.9 million. The deliveries under this contract will be extending through the 3rd quarter of 2019.
Jim Cannon, President and CEO at FLIR Systems, commented, “Our field-proven DR-SKO solutions provide critical technology to help U.S. soldiers work more safely in their mission to ensure the well-being of our country. This order demonstrates the U.S. military’s confidence in FLIR to provide reliable products that ensure accurate analysis for safe and fast response measures to complete their very important mission.”
The CBRN DR-SKO system is a set of mission specific kits, which characterize and provide full spectrum Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear dismounted reconnaissance capability used by the U.S. Military Joint Services, including units within the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, and National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Teams. The development under that program was initiated in 2008 with FLIR Systems being the prime contractor.
Since December 2014, when the Department of Defence awarded the original CBRN DR-SKO full rate production IDIQ contract, FLIR Systems has delivered approximately 200 systems.
The manufacturing under the new order will continue to be executed at the facility of FLIR Systems in Elkridge, Maryland, the United States.
About FLIR Systems
FLIR Systems was established in 1978 with headquarters in Wilsonville, Oregon, the United States. FLIR Systems is a leading global manufacturer of sensor systems that enhance perception and heighten awareness. The company provides innovative and intelligent solutions for security and surveillance, advanced threat detection, machine vision, navigation, environmental and condition monitoring, including outdoor recreation.
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Source: FLIR Systems