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Dubai Airshow 2021: L3Harris Wescam focuses on Middle Eastern growth

17th November 2021 - 12:45 GMT | by Leonid Nersisyan in Dubai


WESCAM MX-series airborne targeting turrets pictured at the Dubai Airshow 2021. (Photo: Leonid Nersisyan)

The Canadian subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies is to install mission kits aboard the Calidus B-250, and it is eyeing similar work in future for the newly unveiled B-350 variant.

L3Harris Wescam has been one of the more active Western companies at the Dubai Airshow 2021 in terms of securing new defence-related contracts and opportunities.

For example, the Canadian subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies sealed a deal with Emirati company Calidus Aerospace LLC to develop and produce subsystems for the B-250 light multi-mission turboprop aircraft. L3Harris will design and produce mission kits for delivery to Calidus, the developer and manufacturer of the B-250.

These kits contain integrated solutions such as the WESCAM MX-15D EO/IR sensor, the VORTEXi dual-channel data link system for ISR communications, the Falcon III RF-7850A multichannel

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Leonid Nersisyan


Leonid Nersisyan

Leonid Nersisyan is a defence analyst and research fellow at APRI Armenia. He is a …

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