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US Navy Selects L3Harris Technologies’ WESCAM Sensor Systems

The U.S. Navy has selected L3Harris Technologies’ electro-optical/infra-red (EO/IR) airborne systems to support its P-8A Poseidon. Deliveries will be complete by the end of 2022.

Nineteen WESCAM MX™-20 sensor systems will provide advanced, multi-spectral imaging capabilities for the Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command maritime surveillance aircraft. The L3Harris sensors support missions that include anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and humanitarian response.

“L3Harris continues investing in sensor advancement to modernize surveillance aircraft with a level of performance and reliability that has set industry standards,” said Kristin Houston, President, Electro-Optic Sector, L3Harris. “WESCAM MX maritime systems are backed by more than four decades of engineering excellence, and leverage the knowledge gained from years of mission feedback.”

L3Harris has supported Navy aviation programs for more than 20 years, The company has delivered more than 570 WESCAM MX-Series systems to the Navy, including the WESCAM MX-8, MX-10, MX-15 and MX-20.

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