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  • FLIR Systems to Produce CBRNE Threat Response Kits for DoD; Andy Teich Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FLIR Systems to Produce CBRNE Threat Response Kits for DoD; Andy Teich Comments

    FLIR Systems Inc. has been awarded a $51.1 million follow-on order to produce chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives threat response systems for the Defense Department. The systems are designed to help U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and civil support personnel evaluate sites and handle missions, FLIR Systems said Thursday. FLIR Systems will build […] More

  • NanoMarkets: Radiation Detection Device Demand to Grow in Domestic Security, Military Markets - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NanoMarkets: Radiation Detection Device Demand to Grow in Domestic Security, Military Markets

    A new NanoMarkets report predicts that the radiation detection device market will reach a value of $1.92 billion for domestic security applications and $868 million for military applications by 2020. The company said Jan. 5 that the military and security sectors are the fastest-growing markets for radiation detection devices due to an increase in terrorist activity and demand […] More

  • Army Tests Northrop's Handheld Laser Targeting Device; Gordon Stewart Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Tests Northrop’s Handheld Laser Targeting Device; Gordon Stewart Comments

    The U.S. Army has conducted developmental testing on the Northrop Grumman-developed Hand Held Precision Targeting Device at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico to demonstrate the device’s target engagement functions. The company said Wednesday that the Army’s Rapid Equipping Force and Program Executive Office’s Project Manager ““ Soldier Sensors and Lasers evaluated the digitally connected device in environments with […] More

  • Research and Markets: Electro-Optics Market Valued at $14B in 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets: Electro-Optics Market Valued at $14B in 2020

    A new Research and Markets report forecasts that the value of the electro-optical market will grow from $11.76 billion in 2014 to $14.03 billion in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate of 2.98 percent. The market research firm said Monday that growth is attributed to ongoing upgrade and replacement projects in the defense, homeland security and aerospace […] More

  • Cathy Stauffer, Catherine Halligan Join FLIR Systems Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cathy Stauffer, Catherine Halligan Join FLIR Systems Board

    FLIR Systems has elected Cathy Stauffer and Catherine Halligan to serve on the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. The appointments bring the total number of board directors to 10 and eight of them are independent, the company announced Thursday. Halligan is also an independent director and a member of the audit committee of Ulta […] More

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    FLIR Moves Forward with ICx Technologies Acquisition

    FLIR Systems is set to commence a cash tender offer to buy all outstanding shares of common stock of ICx Technologies, Inc. The two firms agreed on a purchase price last month of $274 million. FLIR reports that “upon the successful closing of the tender offer, shareholders of ICx will receive $7.55 in cash for […] More

  • Thursday Transactions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thursday Transactions

    This week, ICx Technologies was set to be acquired by FLIR Systems via a cash tender offer. Wyle made a deal to acquire CAS, Inc., currently a division of ITT Corporation. SAIC completed the announced acquisition of Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc. CGI reports it has completed a planned acquisition of Stanley Associates for a price […] More

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