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US Special ops pick Wescam MX-10 and MX-15 sensors

US Special ops pick Wescam MX-10 and MX-15 sensors

24-Aug-2021Source: L3Harris Technologies

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) a 5-year, $96 million IDIQ contract to procure WESCAM MX™-electro-optical, infrared and laser designator sensor suites and services. L3Harris’ WESCAM MX-10D and WESCAM MX-15D sensor systems will provide multi-spectral imaging and designation capabilities for various aircraft within the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command inventory.... Read more

World First – Logistics supply to offshore rig by UAV

World First – Logistics supply to offshore rig by UAV

28-Aug-2020Source: Schiebel

Schiebel, together with partner Nordic Unmanned, successfully demonstrated to Norwegian energy company Equinor the cargo delivery capability of its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) CAMCOPTER® S-100 to offshore platform Troll A. This is a world’s first in terms of full-scale offshore UAV delivery from shore to an active oil and gas installation. The exercise simulated the... Read more

Alameda County Sheriff orders a Bell 505

Alameda County Sheriff orders a Bell 505

29-Jan-2020Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today a signed purchase agreement with Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Air Support Unit for a public safety configured Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. “Global municipalities are expanding their public safety capabilities by adding aerial operations to their mission portfolio,” said LaShan Bonaparte, program manager, Bell 505... Read more

L3 WESCAM Launches In-Flight Training Course for MX™-Series EO/IR Turrets

L3 WESCAM Launches In-Flight Training Course for MX™-Series EO/IR Turrets

20-Mar-2019Source: L3 WESCAM

L3 WESCAM announced the launch of its InFlight training course as the latest solution in its family of aviation training platforms for MX™- Series airborne electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging and targeting systems. L3’s In-Flight training program includes theoretical in-class training combined with pre- and post flight simulation training and in-flight, mission-centric training. With the... Read more

37 Wescam MX-15 systems sold for two foreign H725 orders

37 Wescam MX-15 systems sold for two foreign H725 orders

25-Jul-2017Source: L3 Technologies

L3 Technologies (NYSE:LLL) announced today that its WESCAM division has received an order from Airbus Helicopters to provide 37 MX™-15 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems for installation on multiple fleets of H225M Caracal helicopters. The systems will be installed in France before being delivered to two foreign governments for military deployment. “This order expands... Read more

L3 WESCAM Launches MatriX™ ISR System Solutions Kits

L3 WESCAM Launches MatriX™ ISR System Solutions Kits

29-May-2017Source: L3 WESCAM

L3 WESCAM announced today the launch of its MatriX™ ISR system solutions kits for fixed- and rotary-wing platforms. L3’s MatriX kits combine a series of best-in-class Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) technologies that provide an advanced level of ISR mission capabilities in airborne platforms that have traditionally conducted missions without them. The kits offer a low-cost, low-risk... Read more

L-3 Introduces MX-8 Electro-Optical/Infrared Imaging System

L-3 Introduces MX-8 Electro-Optical/Infrared Imaging System

5-Oct-2016Source: L-3 Communications

L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced today that its WESCAM division has launched its smallest and lightest electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) airborne imaging system, the MX™-8. The MX-8 is designed for small tactical UAVs, light manned Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft, and tactical aerostats requiring high-performing imaging solutions. The MX-8 will be on display and available for demonstration... Read more

L-3 Wescam Appoints President

L-3 Wescam Appoints President

30-Sep-2016Source: L-3 Wescam

L-3 WESCAM announced today that Mike Greenley has been appointed president, reporting to Jeff Miller, president of L-3’s Integrated Sensor Systems (ISS) sector. Mr. Greenley joins L-3 from CAE Inc., where he served as vice president and general manager of CAE Canada. He will be based out of L-3 WESCAM’s head office located in Burlington,... Read more

Finnish Border Guard picks Wescam imaging system for H215 fleet

Finnish Border Guard picks Wescam imaging system for H215 fleet

12-Jul-2016Source: L-3

L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced today that its WESCAM division has received an order from the Finnish Border Guard to provide MX™-15 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems for installation on a number of Airbus H215 twin-engine helicopters. The newly equipped H215s will support a variety of missions across Finland, including maritime border patrol and search... Read more

Wescam MX series EO/IR Imaging and Targeting Systems approach milestone

Wescam MX series EO/IR Imaging and Targeting Systems approach milestone

14-Dec-2015Source: L-3 Wescam

L-3 WESCAM announced today that a combined fleet of its MX™-Series electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging and targeting systems has successfully logged close to one million flight hours on board various U.S.Department of Defense (DoD) aircraft. The 184 systems continue to actively support three key programs, with the initial turrets having been fielded in 2005.... Read more

Westcam MX-15D turret aids in V-22 weapons demo

Westcam MX-15D turret aids in V-22 weapons demo

23-Dec-2014Source: Bell

L-3 WESCAM announced today that its MX™-15D designating turret was successfully used during a weapons demonstration on the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. The demonstration effort is part of the Advanced Technology Tiltrotor (ATTR) program. Through a cooperative agreement between Bell Helicopter and L-3 WESCAM, the first time designating trials were recently conducted over... Read more

L-3 WESCAM to provide MX-10 Imaging Turrets to the UK Police

L-3 WESCAM to provide MX-10 Imaging Turrets to the UK Police

15-Oct-2014Source: L-3 Wescam

L-3 WESCAM announced today that it has received an order from Bond Helicopters Europe for seven MX-10 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems in support of the U.K.’s National Police Air Service (NPAS) EC135T2 helicopter upgrade program. Deliveries to the U.K. will be phased, starting with the first unit in December 2014 and the seventh... Read more

Strong demand for L-3 Wescam sensors in Airborne Law Enforcement market

Strong demand for L-3 Wescam sensors in Airborne Law Enforcement market

15-Jul-2014Source: L-3

L-3 WESCAM announced today that the demand for its MX™-10 and MX™-15 [pictured] electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) systems within the Airborne Law Enforcement (ALE) market continues to grow in support of critical surveillance missions worldwide, with recent sales to customers in Algeria, Australia, Canada, Korea and the United States, including Puerto Rico. The two systems... Read more

L-3 Wescam launches enhancements for MX-Series EO/IR Surveillance and Targeting Systems

L-3 Wescam launches enhancements for MX-Series EO/IR Surveillance and Targeting Systems

29-May-2014Source: L-3 WESCAM

L-3 WESCAM announced today significant feature enhancements to the electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) surveillance and targeting products within its MX™-Series portfolio. “The newly added features enable a wider breadth of visual capabilities across all of our market segments,” said Paul Jennison, vice president of government sales and business development for L-3 WESCAM. “We’re providing the... Read more

L-3 Wescam’s MX-10 passes 10,000 hours on Lynx Mk.9A

L-3 Wescam’s MX-10 passes 10,000 hours on Lynx Mk.9A

7-May-2014Source: L-3 Wescam

L-3 WESCAM announced today that the Joint British Forces fleet of MX™-10 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems has successfully logged 10,000 hours onboard the Lynx Mk9A helicopter. Since its deployment in late 2011, the Mk9A and MX-10 pairing has effectively demonstrated full mission capability, leading key Find and Escort roles throughout Afghanistan in support... Read more

L-3 Wescam delivers 100th MX-15i turret for National Guard UH-72A Lakota fleet

L-3 Wescam delivers 100th MX-15i turret for National Guard UH-72A Lakota fleet

7-May-2014Source: L-3 Wescam

L‐3 WESCAM announced today that it has now delivered 100 MX™-15 electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) imaging turrets in support of the U.S. Army National Guard’s UH-72A Security and Support Mission Equipment Package (S&S MEP). L-3 WESCAM was awarded the contract for this program in 2009 as a subcontractor to Airbus Helicopters, Inc. The first system was delivered... Read more

L-3 Wescam demos MX™-25D Electro-Optical Technologies on US Army Apache

L-3 Wescam demos MX™-25D Electro-Optical Technologies on US Army Apache

6-May-2014Source: L-3 Wescam

L‐3 WESCAM announced today successful ground and flight demonstrations of its MX™-25D at the U.S. Army’s Redstone Test Center (RTC) in Alabama on April 16, 2014. Through a cooperative agreement between the Apache Sensors Product Office and L-3 WESCAM, the demonstrations were conducted to investigate available electro-optical technologies. The original ground demonstration prompted the Sensors... Read more

L-3 Wescam launches advanced training for MX™-Series of EO/IR turrets

L-3 Wescam launches advanced training for MX™-Series of EO/IR turrets

23-Sep-2013Source: L-3 Wescam

L-3 WESCAM announced today the launch of its Advanced Operator Training course for the MX™-Series of EO/IR imaging and targeting turrets. Designed for experienced system operators, the new course’s advanced curriculum builds on knowledge acquired in the prerequisite course – WESCAM Operations and Organizational Maintenance. “The course focuses on a number of key tactical and... Read more

Denmark picks L-3’s MXTM-15 Imaging Turrets for AW101s

Denmark picks L-3’s MXTM-15 Imaging Turrets for AW101s

3-Sep-2013Source: L-3 Wescam

L-3 WESCAM announced today that it has received an acquisition and sustainment contract from the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) to provide a minimum of eight MXTM-15 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems for the Royal Danish Air Force’s (RDAF) EH101® aircraft. System deliveries are expected to be complete by 2014. Installation of... Read more

L-3 Wescam launches two new products at Paris

L-3 Wescam launches two new products at Paris

18-Jun-2013Source: L-3 WESCAM

L-3 WESCAM announced today the launch of two new products that directly reduce the costs associated with development testing and the sustainment of fielded electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) surveillance and targeting systems. The new MX™-Emulator and MX™-RAid products support L-3 WESCAM’s portfolio of MX™-Series systems for military, homeland security and airborne law enforcement use. The launch of... Read more

L-3 WESCAM Completes 30-Day Flight Demos of Newly Launched MX Designator Systems

L-3 WESCAM Completes 30-Day Flight Demos of Newly Launched MX Designator Systems

11-Apr-2013Source: Wescam

L-3 WESCAM announced today the successful in- service demonstrations of its MXTM-Series of designator systems at the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. Demonstrations of the MX-10D, MX-15D, MX-25D and MX-RSTA systems were conducted over a 30-day period on over four different aircraft and one ground vehicle. Operational hours spent on the trials totaled... Read more

L-3 Wescam demo’s MX25 EO/IR Imaging to US Army

L-3 Wescam demo’s MX25 EO/IR Imaging to US Army

22-Feb-2013Source: L-3 WESCAM

L-3 WESCAM announced today the successful on-time delivery and in-flight demonstrations of its first MX™-25 electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) imaging system. The MX-25 was delivered to the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, where it was evaluated by the Persistent Threat and Detection System (PTDS) Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) team as a plug-and-play upgrade path for the... Read more

L-3 Wescam Opens Authorized Service Center in Florida

L-3 Wescam Opens Authorized Service Center in Florida

13-Jan-2013

L-3 WESCAM announced today that it has signed an agreement with L-3 Component Overhaul and Repair (COR) to open a WESCAM Authorized Service Center (WASC) in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Now fully operational, the facility provides customers in the United States with a 40,000-square-foot center equipped to maintain its MX™-Series of electro-optical and infrared imaging turrets.... Read more

L-3 Wescam wins $10M EO/IR contract from Canadian military

L-3 Wescam wins $10M EO/IR contract from Canadian military

25-May-2012Source: L-3 Wescam

L-3 WESCAM announced today that it has been awarded an in-service support contract valued at $10 million by Public Works and Government Services Canada on behalf of the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND). The contract fulfills the DND’s requirement for long-term product support of its WESCAM electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems and mission equipment packages... Read more

L-3 Wescam to open service center in Jordan

L-3 Wescam to open service center in Jordan

9-May-2012Source: L-3 Wescam

L-3 WESCAM announced today that it will sign a Service Center Agreement with King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) to open a WESCAM Authorized Service Center (WASC) in Jordan. KADDB is an independent government entity in Jordan that designs and develops defence products and security solutions in the Middle East. The contract is... Read more

Irish Coast Guard selects Wescam MX-15 turrets for S92 SAR missions

Irish Coast Guard selects Wescam MX-15 turrets for S92 SAR missions

20-Mar-2012Source: L-3 Wescam

L-3 WESCAM announced that it has received an order from CHC Ireland Ltd to provide MXâ„¢-15 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems for installation on S-92® search and rescue (SAR) aircraft. Installation of the turrets will be completed by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and deployed to Ireland in support of the Irish Coast Guard’s fleet replacement... Read more

L-3 Wescam awarded $21M contract for FLIR installation on Iraqi Bell 407s

L-3 Wescam awarded $21M contract for FLIR installation on Iraqi Bell 407s

12-Jun-2011Source: US DoD

L-3 Communications EO/IR, Inc., Santa Rosa, Calif., was awarded on May 27 a $21,211,282 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of 22 MX-15Di forward looking infrared radar sensors with laser designator for installation on Iraqi Armed 407 helicopters.  Work will be performed in Santa Rosa, Calif., and Burlington, Ontario, Canada, with an... Read more

AeroComputers integrates map system with L-3 system

AeroComputers integrates map system with L-3 system

25-May-2011Source: AeroComputers

AeroComputers, Inc., the industry leader in tactical mission management systems, has announced the successful completion of integration between the AeroComputers UC-5100 tactical mapping system and L-3 Wescam MX-10 EO/IR system. This development marks the latest example of AeroComputers’ ongoing commitment to delivering reliable and accurate EO/IR sensor and moving map integration. “Bringing MX-series functionality to... Read more

Wescam MX-10 EO/IR payload flying on Camcopter S-100 UAV

Wescam MX-10 EO/IR payload flying on Camcopter S-100 UAV

21-Jan-2011Source: Schiebel

Schiebel Aircraft GmbH and Wescam L-3 Communications are delighted to announce the first flight of a CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAV with the Wescam MX-10 EO/IR payload installed. This adds another sensor capability to the successful and proven CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAS (Unmanned Air System). After just a few days of installation and integration activities of a joint... Read more

L-3 Wescam hiring 130

L-3 Wescam hiring 130

8-Mar-2010Source: The Spec

This year alone, the president of L-3 Wescam is going to fill more than 130 positions in his Burlington and Don Mills plants with engineers, programmers, program managers, customer service reps, technical writers and system analysts... Read more

L-3 Wescam to Supply Boeing with Imaging Sensors for Canadian Forces Helicopter Program

L-3 Wescam to Supply Boeing with Imaging Sensors for Canadian Forces Helicopter Program

28-Oct-2009Source: RotorNews

The MX-15 EO/IR imaging turrets will be delivered to Boeing between the years 2011-2014, and will be installed on the Canadian Forces’ newly acquired Chinook Helicopters.... Read more

L-3 Wescam to exhibit new MX-10 EO/IR imaging turret at Helitech 2009

L-3 Wescam to exhibit new MX-10 EO/IR imaging turret at Helitech 2009

3-Sep-2009Source: L-3 Wescam

L-3 WESCAM announced that its MX-10 EO/IR turret will be on display at Chalet 10 at the Helitech tradeshow in Cambridge, U.K. In addition, L-3 will offer live demonstrations of the newly released turret.... Read more

L-3 Wescam receives AS9100 certification

L-3 Wescam receives AS9100 certification

17-Jun-2009Source: L-3 Wescam

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L-3 WESCAM EO/IR Imaging Turret Selected for North Sea SAR Missions

L-3 WESCAM EO/IR Imaging Turret Selected for North Sea SAR Missions

27-Mar-2009Source: Rotorhub

L-3 WESCAM announced that it has been selected to provide an MX-15 True HD electrooptical/infrared (EO/IR) imaging sensor to Eurocopter, in support of North Sea SAR missions... Read more

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