Prime contractor L-3 Mission Integration today announced its collaboration with Bombardier Aerospace, Marshall Aerospace and Cascade Aerospace in producing a multi-mission extended range platform for maritime patrol and surveillance operations. This L-3-modified version of Bombardier’s™ Q400™ commercial aircraft offers a high-performance, best-value solution for multi-mission maritime and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions.
“We have customized the Q400 aircraft for longer mission endurance and lower operating costs than other maritime and ISR aircraft in use today,” said Mark Von Schwarz, executive vice president of ISR Systems for L-3 Integrated Systems Group and president of L-3 Mission Integration. “The Q400 aircraft design, combined with our proven, high-performance mission system, will meet the most demanding maritime and ISR requirements – anywhere, anytime.”
Source: L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LLL)
Date: Feb 13, 2014