C4iSR: Air

USN, USAF, Royal Thai Navy select L3 WESCAM to upgrade EO/IR capabilities

09 January 2017

Key Points

  • USN, USAF to add new EO/IR systems to MMA and AC130-J fleets
  • L3 Webcam gets first MX sale in Thailand

L3 WESCAM announced it has received several defence contracts valued at more than USD90 million for a range of airborne and maritime domain MX-series electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems.

Among the key contracts, L3 WESCAM will supply its MX-10MS EO/IR maritime sensor system to the Royal Thai Navy for Krabi-class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) and MX-20 EO/IR imaging systems for the US Navy (USN) and Royal Australian Air Force P-8A Multimission Maritime Aircraft (MMA).

The awards were announced on 3 January.

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