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WESCAM MX™-8, Air Surveillance and Reconnaissance

MISSION & PLATFORMS

An Ideal Surveillance Solution for: Manned or unmanned airborne platforms requiring high-performing imaging solutions and low-weight installation solutions

Airborne Installations: Smaller Fixed-Wing, Rotary-Wing, UAV and Tactical Aerostats

Weight-Optimized

  • 15 lb /6.8 kg turret
  • Electronics unit inside the turret
  • Built-in vibration isolation & GPS receiver

Installation Flexibility

  • <11″ clearance height
  • Compatible with standard quick disconnect mounts
  • Side mounted connectors for recessed installations

Multi-Sensor Imaging/Lasing Payload Options

  • Supports up to 4 sensors simultaneously
  • Thermal, Color-Daylight and Low-Light imaging
  • Continuous Zoom IR and EO
  • Eyesafe Laser Rangefinder, Laser Illuminator

High-Performance IMU & WESCAM MX-GEO Software Suite

  • IMU mounted on the optical bench
  • IMU & MX-GEO for accurate target location
  • MX-GEO automatically aligns to aircraft
  • Robust automatic image focus

Digital Sensors/Advanced Image Processing

  • Real-time image enhancement on all sensors simultaneously
  • High-performance haze penetration
  • Improved feature recognition & ID
  • Automated Video Tracker (AVT)
  • 2x, 4x Ezoom

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 230 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

  • WESCAM MX-8 Brochure

WESCAM MX-Series Service and Support Brochures

  • WESCAM MX-Series Service Components, Spare Units and Upgrades
  • WESCAM MX Series Authorized Service Centers

WESCAM MX-Series Customer Care Eco-System

L3Harris continues to invest heavily in customer care, in-service support solutions and product development. Certified to AS 9100 and ISO 9001 standards, L3Harris’ practices and products have achieved a standard of quality that is recognized and respected globally.

It’s a network designed to increase operational availability and minimize repair turn-around time, reduce total cost of ownership and minimize administrative delays. Learn how WESCAM MX Series systems are supported globally. Download information on how and where to maintain WESCAM MX systems. Explore WESCAM MX Service plans and upgrade opportunities.

WESCAM Facility MX-20 Shaker Room

WESCAM MX-SERIES SERVICE COMPONENTS, SPARE UNITS AND UPGRADES

Providing you with tailored service and support packages that address your individual needs.

WESCAM Service Center

SUPPORTING WESCAM MX-SERIES SYSTEMS. GLOBAL MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR LOCATIONS

L3Harris invests heavily in its customer care ecosystem – a network designed to increase operational availability, minimize repair turnaround time, reduce total cost of ownership and minimize administrative delays.

L3Harris WESCAM MX-Series Authorized Service Centers

A LOOK INSIDE A WESCAM MX-SERIES AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER

With thousands of L3Harris WESCAM Systems worldwide, WESCAM Authorized Service Centers increase operational availability and shorten turn around time by providing in-region, advanced service level support for all MX™-Series EO IR surveillance and targeting systems deployed across air, land and maritime environments.

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