Flir wins sensor-system order from Stara

Flir, a provider of thermal-imaging systems, has announced that it has been awarded a $14.1m (£9.2m) delivery order from Stara Technologies, technology supplier to the US government, for its Star Safire III and Star Safire HD stabilised multi-sensor systems to support the rapid fielding of the Persistent Ground Surveillance System (PGSS).

The units delivered under this order will provide Force Protection capabilities to support US Army activities in Afghanistan.

Work on the delivery order will begin immediately and be performed in Flir’s Wilsonville, Oregon, production facility.