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WESCAM MX™-15 MS, Maritime Surveillance and Reconnaissance


An Ideal Maritime Solution for: Surveillance, vessel threat detection, covert operations, naval remote weapon stations.

Maritime Installations: Manned and unmanned marine vessels.

Multi-Sensor Imaging/Lasing Payload Options

  • Supports 6 payload items simultaneously
  • HD thermal, HD daylight and low-light cameras provide 24/7 imaging
  • Continuous zoom
  • High-magnification spotter
  • High-sensitivity color low-light imaging
  • Short-Wave Infrared imaging
  • Eye-safe laser rangefinder, eye-safe burst mode
  • Laser illuminator in choice of wide or narrow divergence

Advanced Image Processing

  • Real-time image enhancement on all sensors
  • High-performance haze penetration
  • Improved feature recognition and ID
  • 2x, 4x Ezoom
  • Advanced video tracker reduces operator burnout
  • Imaging blending of EO and IR into a single stream
  • Pseudo-color IR
  • High-performing embedded computing engine for advanced image-processing
  • State-of-the-art graphics processing unit for future advancements in image processing & surveillance automation

Uncompromised Design

  • 4-axis stabilized turret with internal passive isolator for excellent stabilization performance
  • Sharp optics and excellent stabilization performance
  • Industry-leading target detection, recognition and identification range performance in the 15” class
  • IMU mounted to optical bench for high target location accuracy


  • MilSpec environmental, EMC and power quality qualification, including humidity, salt, fog and water
  • De-icing capabilities
  • Rigorous environmental stress screening (ESS) program

Simplified Vessel Integration / Interface Flexibility

  • Integrated electronics unit, GPS receiver and video tracker simplifies integration
  • No calibration required for LRU swapout


Tactical, real-time situational awareness makes all the difference in mission success – providing ships with self-defense technologies that command the seas with precision, clarity and certainty. L3Harris’ leading WESCAM MX-Series EO/IR systems bring a new generation of forward-looking infrared and EO sensor capability to a market where advanced asymmetrical threat identification technologies have become a necessity.

L3Harris’ maritime solutions have been the ‘eyes’ of key vessels for decades and have been engineered with over 45 years of stabilization and design experience. By detecting hostile intent at tactically significant ranges, WESCAM MX-Series turrets not only capture but seamlessly communicate full-motion video intelligence by integrating with leading maritime mission systems.

The wireless delivery of details, including the location and capability of both friendly and opposing forces, enables 21st-century threats to be detected, verified and neutralized. Today’s generation of maritime sensors are configured to meet the challenges of maritime and coastal domain awareness, from both manned and unmanned vessels afloat or ashore. Through rough seas and poor visibility, rely on WESCAM MX-Series marinized systems to oversee your mission profile.


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Mission Systems

Providing a broad range of multi-domain intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission solutions in support of key decision makers across air, land and maritime domains.

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