FLIR Systems Awarded U.S. Navy Contract Valued at up to $50 Million to Support Coast Guard and Navy Patrol Boats

FLIR Systems Awarded U.S. Navy Contract Valued at up to $50 Million to Support 
Coast Guard and Navy Patrol Boats 
WILSONVILLE, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 09/27/13 --  FLIR Systems, Inc.
(NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has been awarded an indefinite
delivery, indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Naval Surface
Warfare Center, Crane Division, to support the Patrol Boat
Electro-Optics System (PB-EOS) program for the U.S. Coast Guard and
U.S. Navy. The contract is valued at $49.9 million and is for a
variant of FLIR's(R) recently introduced SeaFLIR(R) 280-HD maritime
electro-optical/infrared imaging system. These advanced imaging
systems provide critical capability to enhance navigation,
intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.  
"Winning this contract proves the benefits of our commercially
developed, military qualified model to our customers, which includes
rapid mission-critical solution development, high product quality,
superior customer service, and rapid delivery at a price that yields
exceptional value," said Andy Teich, President and CEO of FLIR. "We
are pleased to extend our successful support of the U.S. Navy and
Coast Guard, and this will further strengthen our already leading
presence in the maritime EO/IR market." 
Work under this award is expected to be performed out of FLIR's
facility in Billerica, MA, and is expected to be completed by
September 2018. 
About FLIR Systems 
FLIR Systems, Inc. is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and
marketing of sensor systems that enhance perception and awareness.
The Company's advanced thermal imaging and threat detection systems
are used for a wide variety of imaging, thermography, and security
applications, including airborne and ground-based surveillance,
condition monitoring, research and development, manufacturing process
control, search and rescue, drug interdiction, navigation,
transportation safety, border and maritime patrol, environmental
monitoring, and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and
explosives (CBRNE) detection. Visit the Company's web site at  
Forward-Looking Statements 
The statements in this release by Andy Teich and the other statements
in this release about the contract described above are
forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based
on current expectations, estimates, and projections about FLIR's
business based, in part, on assumptions made by management. These
statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks
and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual
outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or
forecasted in such forward-looking statements due to numerous
factors, including the following: the ability to manufacture and
deliver the systems referenced in this release, changes in demand for
FLIR's products, product mix, the timing of deliveries under the
contract discussed above, the impact of competitive products and
pricing, constraints on supplies of critical components, excess or
shortage of production capacity, the ability of FLIR to manufacture
and ship products in the time period required, FLIR's continuing
compliance with U.S. export control laws and regulations, and other
risks discussed from time to time in FLIR's Securities and Exchange
Commission filings and reports. In addition, such statements could be
affected by general industry and market conditions and growth rates,
and general domestic and international economic conditions. Such
forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they
are made and FLIR does not undertake any obligation to update any
forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after
the date of this release, or for changes made to this document by
wire services or Internet service providers. 
Company Contact:
Shane Harrison
+1 503.498.3547 
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