USSOCOM Awards Contract for Sensors and Support Services

L3Harris will deliver WESCAM MX-electro-optical/infrared and laser designator sensor suites and services to provide multi-spectral imaging and designation capabilities for U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) aircraft By DA Reporter / 01 Sep 2021
L3Harris WESCAM MX series

L3Harris Technologies has been awarded a 5-year, $96 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to supply WESCAM MX-series sensors and support services to the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).

The contract will see delivery of WESCAM MX-Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) and laser designator sensor suites and services, marking L3Harris’ second airborne sensor program win with the U.S. Army in three years. 

L3Harris’ WESCAM MX-10D and WESCAM MX-15D sensor systems will provide multi-spectral imaging and designation capabilities for various aircraft across the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command inventory.

“We’re honored that the U.S. Army has selected our next-generation electro-optics and infrared sensors to support their sensor modernization strategy and we look forward to providing the warfighter this capability that’s ideally suited to their rotary-wing operations,” said Sean Stackley, President, Integrated Mission Systems, L3Harris. 

“This is an important step in our long-term investment strategy to improve sensor technologies in support of our Army Aviation customers’ mission success.”

WESCAM MX-Series products have successfully supported U.S. Army aviation programs for more than 20 years in combat operations including current Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions worldwide.

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