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Sensors heading for Middle Eastern UH-60s

31st August 2016 - 15:50 GMT | by Helen Haxell in London

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An undisclosed Middle Eastern country is to receive eight Wescam MX-10D EO/IR designating turrets, L-3 Communications has announced.

The delivery of the payloads, which started in June this year, is part of a US FMS contract to equip eight UH-60M Black Hawks. Deliveries to OEM Sikorsky are anticipated to take place into February 2017.

According to L-3’s release, the MX-10Ds will be utilised by the unnamed customer in ‘support of counterterrorism operations from its newly-acquired UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters’.

The MX-10D is a multi-sensor, multispectral targeting system with four-axis stabilisation and can be used for long range, high altitude

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Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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