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NSWC to receive MX-10MS turrets

25th August 2017 - 14:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


L3 Wescam has received an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract worth up to $49 million to supply MX-10MS EO/IR imaging turrets to the US Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane), the company announced on 23 August.

As part of a larger system solution, the MX-10MS systems will support a fleet of military sealift command ships deployed to support navy ships while at sea. Missions will include real-time situational awareness, reconnaissance and surveillance operations, coastal observation and navigational hazard documentation in addition to low-visibility and nighttime navigation.

The first MX-10MS will be configured with a series of advanced sensors, including high-definition IR, EO wide and EO narrow and a laser rangefinder. The system will also feature an advanced video tracker with a de-icing capability.

The ID/IQ contract can further be exercised for the purchase of ancillary equipment, product training courses and customisable in-service support programmes. The contract will be executed by the Canadian Commercial Corporation.

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