Teledyne FLIR’s Unmanned Ground Systems business has been awarded a $62.1 million fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army

Centaur is the solution to the U.S. Army's Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc II) program of record. Based upon field-proven technology, Centaur is also compatible with sensors offering stand-off capability to detect, confirm, and identify hazards like landmines, unexploded ordnance, and improvised explosive devices in the path of maneuvering forces.

As the U.S. Department of Defense reports, FLIR Unmanned Ground Systems Inc. – a Teledyne FLIR’s Unmanned Ground Systems business has been awarded a $62.1 million fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army to provide robotic systems.

FLIR Unmanned Ground Systems Inc.’s proposal outbid four other participants of the tender.

The robotic systems described in the contract are aimed to assist in locating and disposing of unexploded ordnance and improvised explosive devices.

The mentioned contract was signed within the scope of work under the program MAN TRANSPORTABLE ROBOTIC SYSTEM INCREMENT II (MTRS INC II).

The work under this program will continue through approximately October 2, 2023, the Defense Department said Wednesday.

The UGV Centaur was already developed for the US military with the support of this program and implemented in all four army services.

Funding and location will be determined for each job scheduled under the new contract.