FAA selects FLIR to support DHS mobile surveillance program

WILSONVILLE, Ore. Officials at the Federal Aviation Administration Logistics Center (FAALC) selected FLIR Systems, Inc. for an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract in support of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Mobile Surveillance Capability (MSC) program. The contract is valued at $94.3 million.

The first order totals $12.2 million, in which FLIR will deliver Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) mounted on MSC vehicles, including FLIR TacFLIR 380, FLIR R20SS radar, FLIR Cameleon management software, power storage and management systems, and other electro-mechanical sub systems to support the MSC vehicles. Through an Interagency Agreement with DHS, the FAALC serves as an independent government entity providing engineering, technical, and logistics services to support US Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

The contract has an initial two-year base period with eight individual option years. It will be managed and executed by the FLIR Government and Defense Business Unit in the company’s Elkridge, Maryland, facility.