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L-3 WESCAM's MXTM-10 Surpasses 10,000 Operational Hours Onboard the Lynx Mk9A Helicopter

L-3 WESCAM announced today that the Joint British Forces fleet of MXTM-10 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems has successfully logged 10,000 hours onboard the Lynx Mk9A helicopter.

Since its deployment in late 2011, the Mk9A and MX-10 pairing has effectively demonstrated full mission capability, leading key Find and Escort roles throughout Afghanistan in support of the United Kingdom’s Operation HERRICK.

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“The 10,000-flight hour milestone is a great reason to celebrate the tremendous performance of our MX-10 EO/IR imaging system,” said Paul Jennison, vice president of government sales and business development for L-3 WESCAM. “With its battle-proven design and optical capability, the MX-10 fleet has demonstrated its effectiveness in extreme environments, with prolonged exposure to sand and temperatures over 50 degrees Celsius.”

Able to provide positive identifications and accurate targeting information, the MX-10s have proven to be a force multiplier onboard the Lynx Mk9A. Complete with 4-axis stabilization, the systems are used to track insurgent activity and troop movement around forward operating bases in Afghanistan. This dependable overwatch capability is credited to the long-range EO and IR imaging sensors that complement the MX-10’s patented stabilization technology, coupled with the system’s laser rangefinder, laser illuminator and MX-GEO technologies.

Source : L-3 Wescam

Published on ASDNews: May 6, 2014


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