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L-3 WESCAM’s MX™-Series Electro-Optical and Infrared (EO/IR) Systems Selected by

Contact:    Paul Jennison Vice President, Government Sales and Business Development L-3 WESCAM 905-633-4000

Sara Chedgey Marketing and Communications Manager L-3 WESCAM 905-633-4000

For Immediate Release 

L-3 WESCAM’s MX-Series Electro-Optical and Infrared (EO/IR) Systems Selected by Airbus Helicopters for Generic Weapon Systems Program

LE BOURGET, France, June 16, 2015 – L-3 WESCAM announced today that products from its MX-Series line of electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) systems have been selected by Airbus Helicopters as the targeting systems of choice for the company’s Generic Weapon Systems (GWS) program.

L-3’s MX-10D and MX-15D will be key components of the modernized system package offerings configured to support anti-submarine warfare, tactical troop transport, search-and-rescue, medical evacuation and special operations from Airbus’ H225M and H145M helicopters.

“Our MX systems are commercial-off-the-shelf products designed with superior stabilization, high-magnification optics and advanced GEO-location technologies,” said Paul Jennison, vice president of government sales and business development for L-3 WESCAM. “We are very proud to supply Airbus Helicopters with targeting solutions that can be delivered on a short timeline, complete with all the technologies required to fulfill varying mission profiles.”

L-3 WESCAM’s combat-proven targeting systems provide powerful operational capabilities and are configured with high-sensitivity multi-spectral sensors for day, low-light and nighttime missions. Over 530 MX targeting systems have been delivered since L-3 WESCAM’s debut into the targeting market in 2005. These systems are operational on more than 40 different airborne platforms and continue to support militaries and government agencies across 15 countries.

L-3 WESCAM is a world leader in the design and manufacture of stabilized, multi-spectral imaging systems. To learn more about L-3 WESCAM, please visit the company’s website at www.wescam.com.

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 45,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. The company reported 2014 sales of $12.1 billion. To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s website at www.L-3com.com.

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Posted 2015-06-16
Last Modified 2015-06-16 09:28