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AUSA 2016: L-3 brings the light

4th October 2016 - 14:01 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Washington, DC


Demands from military users across Africa, South America and the Middle East have led to L-3 Wescam’s development and launch of its new MX-8 multi-sensor turret.

Unveiled to the public at AUSA in Washington DC, the MX-8 is the company’s smallest turret to date, weighing in at 6.8kg for smaller fixed wing, rotary, tactical aerostat and UAV platforms.

Speaking at the exhibition, an L-3 Wescam spokesperson said the company had been flight testing for the past year but its launch at AUSA reflected the confidence developers had in its maturity.

The spokesperson said the development of the MX-8 came

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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