September 14, 2017 – Today L3 WESCAM announced today that they have won a series of MX Series, electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) product and in-service support contracts valued at over 200 million dollars during the first half of 2017. These contracts which originated from key global regions including the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceana were placed on behalf of leading defense customers who will utilize the technologies across airborne, land, and maritime platforms. The highlights of these contracts include a heightened demand for the MX systems on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), numerous orders from global Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and a surge of in service contracts across the United States and the United Kingdom.
“We are very pleased that end users and globally based OEMs continue to look to L3 for the essential ISR technologies and logistics support services required to keep missions moving forward,” said Mike Greenley, President of L3 WESCAM. “The collective orders from our first half of the year reaffirm that we are not only creating and investing in the right products but that we’re aligning our offerings for our customers’ much-valued support infrastructure, maintaining the full functionality of MX products through their natural life cycle. We expect this demand to continue through the second half of the year.”
The demand for the L3 WESCAM’s EO/IR turrets for us on board UAS platforms continued to grow in the first half of the year, with over 60 units ordered for deployment across six counties. These systems will support worldwide defense and security missions from six different UAS platforms that operate across both land and maritime domains. The systems ordered include surveillance and targeting configurations which consist of the small and tactical MX-10 through the company’s largest and most powerful MX product, the MX-25.
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