FLIR Systems announced today that it has received an order from the US Navy for long range multi-sensor imaging systems valued at $12.9m.

The system, known as High Performance Mobility FLIR, is based on the SeaFLIR III imaging system and includes a laser rangefinder, a choice of mid or large format thermal imager, an image intensified TV and laser pointer coupled with navigational inputs to provide precise geo-locating capability.

The High Performance Mobility FLIR can be integrated into command and control systems and can be installed on a variety of platforms for use in search and rescue or intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.

The work will be performed at FLIR's

North Billerica, Massachusetts

production facility. Production will commence immediately.