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MUM-TX ready for fielding on Apache Echo models

2nd March 2018 - 14:53 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


Enhanced manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) capabilities are set to be deployed by the US Army as soon as 2020 with the fielding of its AH-64E Apache version six with MUM-TX, extended range, capabilities.

The MUM-TX capability will take the Apache MUM-T up to level of interoperability (LOI) three and four.

Currently the US Army’s Apache helicopters operate at LOI two which allows for the direct receipt and transmission of UAS payload data, typically video data.

‘We are currently getting ready to field AH-64 Echo model [version six] and that will have MUM-TX,’ Will Paipich, the sensors product director for Apache aircraft,

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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