To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

L3 contracted for Apache MUMT-X

2nd November 2017 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

RSS

L3 Technologies has received a production contract worth $97 million for the US Army's Manned/Unmanned Teaming-Expanded Capabilities (MUMT-X) programme for the Apache helicopter, the company announced on 30 October.

The contract follows L3's completion of a 2015 MUMT-X communications upgrade contract under which the company delivered systems for high-speed transmissions of wideband video and data.

The MUMT-X programme will enable communications and data teaming between manned and unmanned aircraft. It will provide the Apache AH-64E with a transformational capability that is robust, lighter and less expensive than the original UAS control system.

Under the contract, L3 will supply tested and certified Apache MUMT-X above rotor UAS Receive technology solutions to support MUMT operations and air-to-air-to-ground line-of-sight data links.

Christopher E Kubasik, president and COO, L3 Technologies, said: ‘Our performance on the MUMT-X development programme illustrates our commitment to providing innovative technology that meets the needs of the warfighter.

‘This contract award continues L3’s long-term support of the Apache programme and exemplifies our dedication to delivering transformational capabilities.’

The Shephard News Team

Author

The Shephard News Team


As part of our promise to deliver comprehensive coverage to Premium News and Defence Insight …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin