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WESCAM MX™-10, Air Surveillance and Reconnaissance

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Adaptable and versatile, the L3Harris WESCAM MX-10 is a smaller, capable and affordable commercial sensor system that incorporates field-proven technology from the larger WESCAM MX-15 and WESCAM MX-20 products. With fully active, 4-axis stabilization, the multi-spectral sensors within WESCAM MX-Series systems provide imaging over multiple wavebands, ensuring both day and night imaging capability over a wide range of weather conditions.

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L3Harris WESCAM MX-10 EO/IR Sensor Technology delivers industry-leading operational effectiveness

As imaging technologies evolve, WESCAM MX-Series systems continue to leverage advancements in diverse optical, sensing and processing technologies - directly reducing size, weight and power requirements.

OAR Research

Wildlife and Natural Resource Conservation aided by L3Harris EO/IR Technology

Idaho-based Owyhee Air Research is on the forefront of using L3Harris aerial infrared technology in a wildlife and natural resource survey capacity. The WESCAM MX-10 enables missions to have less impact on the wildlife they are studying, thanks to the long-distance zoom. The natural resource focus led to additional work in firefighting, using EO/IR technology to provide agencies with fire maps, hotspot detection and risk assessment and livestreaming for real-time reconnaissance.


An Ideal Surveillance Solution for: Low-altitude Tactical Surveillance & SAR missions requiring low-weight installation flexibility

Airborne Installations: Fixed-wing, Rotary-wing, UAV, Aerostat

Compact Solution

  • 38 lb. turret
  • < 14 in. turret height for better ground clearance / passive isolator built-in

Multi Sensor Imaging/Lasing Payload Options

  • Currently supports up to 6 sensors simultaneously
  • Superior HD imaging resolution from Electro-Optical (EO) camera
  • High-Sensitivity Color Camera
  • High-Definition (HD) IR
  • Pseudo-Colour IR
  • Advanced Video Tracker (AVT)
  • Embedded MTI

Enhanced Local Area Processing (ELAP)

  • Real-time image enhancement for EO day, EO night & Infrared

High Performance IMU & MX-GEO Software Suite

  • IMU & MX-GEO work to create accurate target location
  • MX-GEO automatically aligns to the aircraft
  • Robust automatic image focus

Uncompromised Stabilization

  • 4-axis gimbal with internal IMU
  • All payloads are fully stabilized

WESCAM MX-Series Commonality

  • Common operator interfaces and Hand Controller Units (HCUs)
  • Simplified interchangeability
  • Efficiencies in support and technology enhancements

About WESCAM MX-Series Airborne Surveillance and Reconnaissance Solutions

L3Harris has an airborne portfolio of multi-sensor, multi-spectral systems that are deployed worldwide, at varying ranges, and with overlapping fields-of-view, creating the opportunity for uninterrupted surveillance of borders, forward operating bases, airfields and other vital assets. These imaging and targeting systems can be found on over 260 different types of platforms, including fixed-wing, rotor-wing, UAV and aerostat platforms.

Within our product portfolio is a series of systems that encourage ease and familiarity of use, simplified turret interchangeability within fleets, efficiencies in technology enhancements and overall system support. Featuring common electronics and cabling, common user interfaces and video overlays, and common software and internal components, this family is known as the WESCAM MX-Series.

Because today’s mission requirements demand identification and designation from longer standoff ranges, WESCAM MX-Series products have been engineered to focus on the three factors that drive Maximum Range: resolution, magnification and stabilization. As a result, each WESCAM MX-Series turret has outperformed its major competitor in every performance area, giving the Series the longest EO/IR target identification and designating ranges in the industry (in each class size).

Product Collateral

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