FLIR Systems Awarded $89 Million Contract from French Armed Forces to Deliver Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System

January 18, 2019

French Defense Procurement Agency to Incorporate FLIR Nano-UAV Technology for Military Operations

WILSONVILLE, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 18, 2019– FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today it has been awarded a contract
from the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) in support of the French Operational Pocket Drone (DrOP) program. The contract has a ceiling value of $89 million to provide the FLIR Black Hornet® 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS) to support French Armed Forces operations.

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DJI Enterprise Mavic 2 Duel

Just chaos’: Drones shut London Gatwick airport amid holiday rush

Thousands delayed as police hunt drone operators believe to be deliberately disrupting flights

The Associated Press

A woman waits in the departures area at London’s Gatwick Airport on Thursday as repeated drone sightings delayed and diverted flights beginning Wednesday night and continuing into Thursday morning. (Tim Ireland/Associated Press)

Thousands of passengers were delayed, diverted or stuck on planes Thursday as the only runway at Britain’s Gatwick Airport remained closed into a second day after drones were spotted over the airfield.

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DJI Makes Thermal Imaging Portable with Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

New Drone Equips Workers with A Reliable Everyday Tool for Dynamic Operations in Challenging Environments

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2018 /CNW/ — DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today revealed the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, a portable industrial drone equipped with powerful, side-by-side visual and thermal cameras that provide commercial pilots a reliable tool to operate better, safer and quicker in challenging environments.

Developed in partnership with FLIR Systems, the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual features the compact design of DJI’s Mavic 2 Series drones with the same array of advanced controls and accessories found in the Mavic 2 Enterprise. The Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual allows users to measure temperatures and conveniently store images and temperature data for efficient reporting and analysis, adding immediate value to a range of industrial or time-sensitive operations today from utility inspections to emergency response.

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