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L3Harris and Merlinhawk Aerospace to Localize WESCAM MX™-Series Service Capability in India

MELBOURNE, Fla. — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has signed an agreement with Merlinhawk Aerospace, India’s certified aerospace and defence design and manufacturing company, to open a WESCAM MX-Series electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) systems service center.    

This strategic agreement is aimed at localizing service capabilities under a WESCAM Authorized Service Center (WASC) through the transfer of knowledge, specialized tooling and technical publications, which will support the advanced repair facility.

“L3Harris continues to invest in its advanced customer-care ecosystem and establish a foundation for more self-reliant system maintenance that increases mission availability and reduces total ownership cost. We are honored to collaborate with Merlinhawk Aerospace,” said Kristin Houston, President, Electro Optical, L3Harris.

Merlinhawk brings experience in the aerospace and defense sector, and provides users with superior technological, engineering and logistical servicing of WESCAM MX-Series EO/IR systems.

“By collaborating with L3Harris, we will create an advanced repair facility, enabling end-users here in India and across the region to fully benefit from both Merlinhawk and L3Harris’ turnkey solutions and greater knowledge sharing leading towards localization,” said Ram R. Ramineni, Managing Director at Merlinhawk. “Merlinhawk continues to seek strategically-important relationships to deliver cutting-edge solutions across the defence sector and beyond and to bolster India’s national capabilities in line with Government of India’s policies.”

About L3Harris Technologies

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

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