The US Navy Expeditionary Combat Command has awarded Flir Systems Inc. of Wilsonville, Ore., a $17.9 million delivery order for its SeaFlir maritime imaging systems for US Navy patrol boats. The SeaFlir line is deployed for search and rescue, interdiction, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting application missions. The systems are designed for operation in the harshest maritime conditions. Work for this contract will take place at the company’s Billerica, Mass., facility. Deliveries are expected to begin in the third quarter of this year. Flir supplies sensor systems that enhance perception and awareness.