Company Profile

Flir Systems Inc (AKA: Aerius Photonics LLC~TeleDyne FLIR LLC)
Profile last edited on: 12/1/2023      CAGE: 64869      UEI: F11UCKNJJHX8

Business Identifier: Thermal imaging and infrared camera systems
Year Founded
First Award
Latest Award
Program Status
Inactive (Acquired)
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Location Information

27700 Sw Parkway Avenue
Wilsonville, OR 97070
   (503) 498-3547
Location: Single
Congr. District: 05
County: Clackamas

Public Profile

In early January 2021 it was announced that FLIR Systems had been acquired by TeleDyne for some $8B. Having long since outgrown SBIR eligibility, FLIR Systems (NASDAQ:FLIR) was previously itself SBIR involved and continued to have various working relationships with current awardees including themselves acquiring 9 (nine) SBIR Awardees. In the business of thermal imaging, visible-light imaging systems, locater systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and threat-detection solutions worldwide, the company operates in six segments: Surveillance, Instruments, OEM and Emerging Markets, Maritime, Security, and Detection. The Surveillance segment develops and manufactures enhanced imaging and recognition solutions for various military, law enforcement, public safety, and other government customers for the protection of borders, troops, and public welfare. The Instruments segment develops and manufactures devices that image, measure, and assess thermal energy, gases, and other environmental elements for industrial, commercial, and scientific applications. The OEM and Emerging Markets segment develops and manufactures thermal imaging camera cores and components that are utilized by third parties to create thermal and other types of imaging systems. The segment also develops and manufactures intelligent traffic systems, and hand-held and weapon-mounted thermal imaging systems for use by consumers and law enforcement. The Maritime segment develops and manufactures electronics and imaging instruments for the recreational and commercial maritime market. The Detection segment develops and manufactures sensor instruments and integrated platform solutions for the detection, identification, and suppression of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives threats for military force protection, homeland security, and commercial applications. The Security segment develops and manufactures cameras and video recording systems for use in commercial, critical infrastructure, and home security applications.

Extent of SBIR involvement

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Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition

Employee Range
Revenue Range
Over 50M
VC funded?
Publicly Traded
Stock Info
IP Holdings

Awards Distribution by Agency

Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
1998 1 AF $99,941
Project Title: Sensor Fusion for Image Display
1997 2 Navy $1,148,274
Project Title: Day/Night Ship Mounted Aircraft Approach and Landing Imaging Sensor
1997 2 AF $831,524
Project Title: Angularly Multiplexed Spectral Imager
1995 1 OSD $99,486
Project Title: Uncooled Bolometer FPA Intrusion Detector

Key People / Management

  Jim Cannon -- President and CEO

  Earl R Lewis -- President

  Jim Gates

  Nicholas Lagadinos

  Carol Lowe -- Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

  Mark Terrell -- Founder