Blog: FLIR Systems to Provide Patrol Boat Electro-Optics System
FLIR Systems Inc., Billerica, Mass., was awarded a $49,852,526 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract on Sept. 19, 2013, for the Patrol Boat Electro-Optics System (PB-EOS) for the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy. The primary mission of the PB-EOS is to provide enhanced visual imagery to augment existing electronic sensors. Use of the PB-EOS will enhance the following: low visibility and night navigation; maritime interception; coastal observation and surveillance; insertion and extraction operations; visit, board, search, and seizure operations; combat search and rescue; identification friend or foe; real-time situational awareness and threat warning; reconnaissance and surveillance; and documenting navigational hazards. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity (N00164-13-D-JQ59).