by Stephen Carlson
Washington (UPI) Jul 19, 2017
L3 Technologies has received an order from Airbus for 37 of its MX-15 electro-optical infrared imaging systems for foreign military H225M helicopters, the company announced on Wednesday.
The MX-15 EO/IR systems will be installed in France before the H225Ms are forwarded to their government customers.
"L3 WESCAM is proud to have been chosen to supply its MX-15 systems, as it highlights our role as a trusted global supplier of advanced imaging technologies to the OEM marketplace," Mike Greenley, president of L3 WESCAM, said in a press release.
The MX-15 is designed for search and rescue, medical evacuation, surveillance and other operations. It can be configured with six different mission payloads to operate under a variety of light and weather conditions.
It's sensor package can include a high-definition thermal imager, color low-light optics, daylight spotters, laser rangefinders and a laser illuminator. It can be mounted on fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and unmanned aerial vehicles.
The Airbus HM225M is a medium multi-role helicopter derived from the Eurocopter Caracal. It is capable of tactical troop transport, search-and-rescue, and medical evacuation missions. It is also suitable for transportation of small amounts of cargo and external sling-load missions.
Washington (UPI) Jul 17, 2017
CPI Aerostructures has secured a five-year contract worth $21 million to manufacture and supply fuel panel assemblies for Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. The contract would run from 2018 to 2022, extending CPIs production run of fuel assemblies that dates back to 2010. Under the new agreement CPI would be responsible for all assembly work and necessary supply chains. "The ... read more
Aerospace News at SpaceMart.com
|The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2017 - Space Media Network. All websites are published in Australia and are solely subject to Australian law and governed by Fair Use principals for news reporting and research purposes. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA news reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. All articles labeled "by Staff Writers" include reports supplied to Space Media Network by industry news wires, PR agencies, corporate press officers and the like. Such articles are individually curated and edited by Space Media Network staff on the basis of the report's information value to our industry and professional readership. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement|