ABU DHABI, UAE — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX), in collaboration with strategic partner Al Seer Marine, plans to demonstrate live maritime autonomous capabilities during the 2021 International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2021) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
L3Harris and Al Seer Marine continue to develop their partnership and will feature a more advanced Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) at IDEX 2021, outfitted with L3Harris’ ASView advanced autonomous control system, the Falcon-III RF-7800W high-capacity line-of-sight radio with advanced SMART Antenna, and the WESCAM MX™-10MS maritime electro-optical/infrared imaging system.
This USV configuration supports different maritime missions, including information, surveillance and reconnaissance, coastal patrol and interdiction missions. The Al Seer Marine USV can operate in a fully autonomous mode, including COLREG's aware collision avoidance, navigating the waterways at speeds of 40+ knots and can be remotely piloted from an onshore or ship-based ground control station.
A leader in unmanned and autonomous maritime vehicles and solutions, L3Harris has delivered more than 125 ASVs and optionally manned vehicles to defense and commercial customers throughout the world. The company has expertise in platform concept design, build and commissioning, operation and maintenance. Its autonomous surface vehicles come in all shapes and sizes, serving a variety of military, security, offshore energy and scientific missions.
Al Seer Marine’s core capabilities are in designing, manufacturing, integrating, training, and maintaining USV platforms, providing a full through-life support package as a complete capability provider. Al Seer Marine provides technology-focused capabilities that incorporate the latest in artificial intelligence into USVs, producing new and intuitive ideas for the platforms of the future for maritime safety and security.
Together, L3Harris and Al Seer are delivering industry-leading unmanned surface vehicles to the region. Al Seer Marine offers multi-mission, modular USVs in a range of sizes and complexity involving various technologies and L3Harris’ integrated ASView control system uses artificial intelligence to execute advanced autonomous navigation with collision avoidance capability.
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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries. L3Harris.com.
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