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DHS Awards 17.2M Contract for Human Portable Tripwire Program

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced today that it has received a significant delivery order for FLIR identiFINDER® R300 spectroscopic personal radiation detectors (SPRDs). The delivery order is under a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) for the Human Portable Tripwire (HPT) program.

The order is valued at $17.174 million, with deliveries extending through the second quarter of 2019.

The identiFINDER R300 is a belt-worn spectroscopic pager that virtually eliminates false alarms and false positives by providing continuous radiation detection capability and full threat identification. Under the contract, all DHS components will be able to procure HPT systems and associated services, including warranty, extended warranty, maintenance support, training, and documentation, as needed.

“FLIR is pleased to support our key customers with the ability to quickly detect illicit radiological materials,” said Jim Cannon, President and CEO of FLIR. “This significant delivery order provides mission critical solutions that help protect the frontline and keep our country safe.”

Source: FLIR press release, adapted by CBRNE Central.

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