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L3Harris delivers 6,000th WESCAM MX-Series ISR imaging system

L3Harris Technologies has completed delivery of its 6,000th WESCAM MX-Series imaging system, which provides customers in more than 80 countries with advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and targeting capabilities.

The milestone delivery was a WESCAM MX-25D electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) and laser designator sensor system delivered to US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) in support of the Air Force Special Operations Command’s (AFSOC’s) AC-130J gunship modernization strategy.

“The next-generation electro-optics and infrared sensors in the MX-25D will provide the special operations forces with world-leading advanced situational awareness and key targeting and laser designation capabilities,” said Kristin Houston, President, Electro Optical, L3Harris. “L3Harris WESCAM MX-Series products have successfully supported USSOCOM and AFSOC aviation programs for more than 20 years, specifically the AC-130 H, U, W, and J model gunships. We’re truly honored that the 6000th unit milestone was reached with our delivery to the USSOCOM and AFSOC AC-130J gunship Block 30 upgrade program.”

L3Harris WESCAM MX systems are active in more than 80 countries. Operating across air, land and maritime domains, these intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and targeting systems support more than 200 different platforms.


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