FLIR Systems, Inc., North Billerica, Mass, is being awarded a $9,269,600, firm-fixed-price-contract for procurement of AN/KAX-1A Maritime Forward-Looking Infrared systems, cable kits, spares and associated data. The AN/KAX-1A, which supports the Long Range Ground Mobility Visual Augmentation Systems (LR-GMVAS) Program, provides ground vehicles with an all-weather, day/night high resolution stabilized FLIR (i.e. thermal) imaging capability to augment existing optical and radar sensors by imaging enemy forces, particularly during periods of darkness and poor visibility. Work will be performed in North Billerica, Mass., and is expected to be completed by September 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Surface Warfare Center
, Crane Division, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity.