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L-3 WESCAM
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Location:
  • 649 North Service Rd W
  • BURLINGTON, ON
  • L7P5B9

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Telephone:
905-633-4000
Alternate Telephone:
800-668-4355
Fax:
905-633-4100
Email:
sales.wescam@l-3com.com
Year Established:
1974-05-01
Industries Classification:
334220  Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing
333310  Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Quality Certifications:
ISO 9001
Total Sales ($CDN):
$50,000,000 +
Updated on:
2016-05-02,  Industry Canada
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L-3 WESCAM

Company Profile

WESCAM, a world leader in the design and manufacture of stabilized, multi-spectral airborne imaging systems, has joined the family of L-3 Communications to become L-3 WESCAM. L-3 Communications continues to deliver the world’s ‘best technology’ solutions to advance America’s defense needs for the future. Wescam’'s superior gyro-stabilization, advanced EO/IR technology, and precision optics provide high-performance visual image intelligence from manned and unmanned aircraft, ships and other moving platforms. Our ISR offering now includes complete image collection, processing, recording and transmission product lines. - highest performance value - convergence of technologies - seamlessly efficient overall solutions - co-ordinated customer service

Products/Services

  • MX-POD MX-POD Wireless Data Transmission By integrating MX? turrets with a series of digital microwave equipment, L-3 WESCAM provides mission-critical information, from the air-to-ground command & control centres for further dissemination by tactical teams. Featuring the MX?-POD, a high-performance airborne transmission system, and two portable ground receivers, WESCAM advances the capabilities of airborne support units by providing clean and secure images in non-line-of-sight conditions, and a means of capturing and interpreting critical intel from safe distances as events unfold. MX-POD Ideal for: Medium-Altitude Covert Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance, SAR & ALE missions requiring a complete air-to-ground communication solution Installations: Fixed-wing, Rotary-wing Features & Benefits Dual Antenna System ? Transmits high-quality digital video and audio signals in real time to fixed or portable ground receive sites ? The high-gain antenna is an auto-steering antenna for a long-signal range ? The omni-directional antenna for close-proximity tactical situations Digital Transmission ? Digital transmitter provides high-quality video, audio and data under challenging conditions ? Image reception is possible under reduced range non-line-of-sight conditions ? 128-bit AES encryption is standard Automatic Antenna Steering: ? The communications, antenna steering and control are integrated into WESCAM?s MX turrets Creating a full air-to-ground solution

  • MX-15 MX-15 Airborne Surveillance and Reconnaissance WESCAM has an airborne portfolio of multi-sensor, multi-spectral systems that are deployed worldwide, at varying ranges, and with overlapping fields-of-view, creating the opportunity for uninterrupted surveillance of boarders, forward operating bases, airfields and other vital assets. WESCAM?s imaging and targeting systems can be found on over 100 different types of platforms, including fixed-wing, rotor-wing, UAV and aerostat platforms. Within WESCAM?s product portfolio is a series of systems that encourage ease and familiarity of use, simplified turret interchangeability within fleets, efficiencies in technology enhancements and overall system support. Featuring common electronics and cabling, common user interfaces and video overlays, and common software and internal components, this family is known as WESCAM?s MX?-Series. Because today?s mission requirements demand identification and designation from longer standoff ranges, the MX-Series has been engineered to focus on the three factors that drive Maximum Range: resolution, magnification and stabilization. As a result, each MX-Series turret in its class-size has outperformed its major competitor in every performance area, giving L-3 WESCAM the longest EO/IR target identification and designating ranges in the industry. MX-15 Ideal for: ISR ? Medium-Altitude Covert Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance, SAR missions Installations: Fixed-wing, Rotary-wing, UAV, Aerostat Features & Benefits Weight-sensitive Solution ? No external electronics unit ? direct support of peripherals reduces aircraft wiring ? Installed weight reduced by up to 50 lb/22 kg Multi-Sensor Imaging/Lasing Payload Options: ? Currently supports up to 6 sensors simultaneously ? Superior HD imaging resolution from Electro-Optical (EO) and Infrared (IR) cameras ? 20% improvement in range performance Just launched: Easy-to-use state-of-the-art technologies that improve operator effectiveness ? Color low-light, wide-angle zoom EO imager ? Complementing the system?s existing dual-channel spotter, this technology enhances its imaging capability under a wide range of illumination conditions, including dusk and poor weather conditions ? Zoom spotter ? Zoom optics allow the operator to achieve the desired balance of magnification and field of view between moderately wide and ultra-narrow ? Short wave IR (SWIR) imager ? Useful for day and night imaging missions, the high resolution SWIR imager offers outstanding range performance at the limits of atmospheric visibility. In addition, it offers improved imaging performance under suboptimal atmospheric conditions, such as atmospheric haze and fog Image Blending: ? Blends EO and IR imagery ? Spectrally-rich image yields detail that would be invisible in individual senor images Enhanced Local Area Processing (ELAP): ? Real-time image enhancement for EO day, EO night & IR IR Image Processor (Local Area Processing): ? Greatly enhances image detail and scene contract ? Increases dynamic range, reduces noise, performs electronic zoom High-Performance IMU & MX-GEO Software Suite: ? IMU & MX-GEO work to create accurate target location ? MX-GEO automatically aligns to the aircraft ? Robust automatic image focus Uncompromised Stabilization: ? 4-axis gimbal with internal IMU ? All payloads are fully-stabilized MX-Series Commonality: ? Common operator interfaces and Hand Controller Units (HCUs): ? Ease and familiarity of use ? Simplified interchangeability ? Efficiencies in product support and technology enhancements

  • MX-20 MX-20 Airborne Surveillance and Reconnaissance WESCAM has an airborne portfolio of multi-sensor, multi-spectral systems that are deployed worldwide, at varying ranges, and with overlapping fields-of-view, creating the opportunity for uninterrupted surveillance of boarders, forward operating bases, airfields and other vital assets. WESCAM?s imaging and targeting systems can be found on over 100 different types of platforms, including fixed-wing, rotor-wing, UAV and aerostat platforms. Within WESCAM?s product portfolio is a series of systems that encourage ease and familiarity of use, simplified turret interchangeability within fleets, efficiencies in technology enhancements and overall system support. Featuring common electronics and cabling, common user interfaces and video overlays, and common software and internal components, this family is known as WESCAM?s MX?-Series. Because today?s mission requirements demand identification and designation from longer standoff ranges, the MX-Series has been engineered to focus on the three factors that drive Maximum Range: resolution, magnification and stabilization. As a result, each MX-Series turret in its class-size has outperformed its major competitor in every performance area, giving L-3 WESCAM the longest EO/IR target identification and designating ranges in the industry. MX-20 Ideal for: ISR -High-Altitude; Long-Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) and Persistent Surveillance missions Installations: Fixed-wing, Rotary-wing, UAV, Aerostat Features & Benefits Multi-Sensor Imaging/Lasing Payload Options: ? Currently supports up to 7 sensors simultaneously ? Superior HD imaging resolution from Electro-Optical (EO) and Infrared (IR) cameras ? 3 laser illuminator divergence options Enhanced Local Area Processing (ELAP): ? Real-time image enhancement for EO day, EO night & IR High-Performance IMU & MX-GEO Software Suite: ? IMU & MX-GEO work to create accurate target location ? MX-GEO automatically aligns to the aircraft ? Robust automatic image focus Uncompromised Stabilization: ? 5-axis gimbal with internal IMU ? All payloads are fully stabilized MX-Series Commonality: ? Common operator interfaces and Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) ? Ease & familiarity of use ? Simplified interchangeability ? Efficiencies in product support and technology enhancements

  • MX-10 MX-10 Airborne Surveillance and Reconnaissance WESCAM has an airborne portfolio of multi-sensor, multi-spectral systems that are deployed worldwide, at varying ranges, and with overlapping fields-of-view, creating the opportunity for uninterrupted surveillance of boarders, forward operating bases, airfields and other vital assets. WESCAM?s imaging and targeting systems can be found on over 100 different types of platforms, including fixed-wing, rotor-wing, UAV and aerostat platforms. Within WESCAM?s product portfolio is a series of systems that encourage ease and familiarity of use, simplified turret interchangeability within fleets, efficiencies in technology enhancements and overall system support. Featuring common electronics and cabling, common user interfaces and video overlays, and common software and internal components, this family is known as WESCAM?s MX?-Series. Because today?s mission requirements demand identification and designation from longer standoff ranges, the MX-Series has been engineered to focus on the three factors that drive Maximum Range: resolution, magnification and stabilization. As a result, each MX-Series turret in its class-size has outperformed its major competitor in every performance area, giving L-3 WESCAM the longest EO/IR target identification and designating ranges in the industry. MX-10 Ideal for: Low-altitude Tactical Surveillance & SAR missions requiring low-weight installation flexibility Installations: Fixed-wing, Rotary-wing, UAV, Aerostat Features & Benefits Compact Solution ? 37 lb. turret ? < 14 in. turret height for better ground clearance / passive isolator built-in Multi-Sensor Imaging/Lasing Payload Options: ? Currently supports up to 6 sensors simultaneously ? Superior HD imaging resolution from Electro-Optical (EO) camera Latest Enhancement ? 2015 ? Picture-in-Picture (PiP) ? Continuous Zoom IR ? Color HD spotter ? The only 10? stabilized turret with EO wide, EO narrow and daylight spotter cameras ? Operates with minimal Size, Weight and Power (SWAP-C) requirements ? Enables unsurpassed magnification, target detection, recognition and identification ranges in 10? class systems Enhanced Local Area Processing (ELAP): ? Real-time image enhancement for EO day, EO night & Infrared High Performance IMU & MX-GEO Software Suite: ? IMU & MX-GEO work to create accurate target location ? MX-GEO automatically aligns to the aircraft ? Robust automatic image focus Uncompromised Stabilization: ? 4-axis gimbal with internal IMU ? All payloads are fully stabilized MX-Series Commonality: ? Common operator interfaces and Hand Controller Units (HCUs) ? Simplified interchangeability ? Efficiencies in support and technology enhancements

  • MX-25 MX-25 Airborne Surveillance and Reconnaissance WESCAM has an airborne portfolio of multi-sensor, multi-spectral systems that are deployed worldwide, at varying ranges, and with overlapping fields-of-view, creating the opportunity for uninterrupted surveillance of boarders, forward operating bases, airfields and other vital assets. WESCAM?s imaging and targeting systems can be found on over 100 different types of platforms, including fixed-wing, rotor-wing, UAV and aerostat platforms. Within WESCAM?s product portfolio is a series of systems that encourage ease and familiarity of use, simplified turret interchangeability within fleets, efficiencies in technology enhancements and overall system support. Featuring common electronics and cabling, common user interfaces and video overlays, and common software and internal components, this family is known as WESCAM?s MX?-Series. Because today?s mission requirements demand identification and designation from longer standoff ranges, the MX-Series has been engineered to focus on the three factors that drive Maximum Range: resolution, magnification and stabilization. As a result, each MX-Series turret in its class-size has outperformed its major competitor in every performance area, giving L-3 WESCAM the longest EO/IR target identification and designating ranges in the industry. MX-25 Ideal for: High-Altitude, Long-Endurance Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance missions Installations: Fixed-wing, UAV, Aerostat Features & Benefits Multi-Sensor Imaging/Laser Payload Options: ? Currently supports up to six sensors simultaneously ? Superior HD imaging resolution from Electro-Optical (EO) and Infrared (IR) cameras ? Long-range target Illumination, Pointing and Range-Finding Latest Enhancement ? April 2014 ? Dual-channel daylight and EMCCD low-light EO wide-angle zoom ? EMCCD low-light imaging capability is added to the wide-angle zoom sensor. This enhances situational awareness under a wide range of illumination conditions Advanced Image Processing: ? Real-time image enhancement for EO day, EO night and Infrared IR ? Increased stand-off range ? Improved feature detection and recognition ? High-performance haze penetration High-Performance MX-GEO Software Suite: ? Achieves the highest target location accuracy ? Automatic video-Tracking and GEO-Tracking provides robust target tracking ? MX-GEO automatically aligns to the aircraft ? Robust automatic image focus Uncompromised Stabilization: ? Five-axis gimbal with internal IMU ? All payloads are fully stabilized MX-Series Commonality: ? Common operator interfaces and Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) ? Ease and familiarity of use ? Simplified interchangeability ? Efficiencies in product support and technology enhancements

  • MX-10D MX-10D Airborne Targeting WESCAM?s designating systems enables teams to dominate the battlefield 24/7, with greater precision than ever before. Field proven, with extensive deployment, WESCAM?s designating systems offer ?plug-and-play? installation, and high-sensitivity multi-spectral sensors for day, low-light and night-time missions. High mean-time-between-failures (MTBFs) are achieved through a diode-pumped laser target designator, and systems offer precise GEO-Pointing technologies for hands-free simplicity regardless of aircraft movement or obstructions. The capability is here. Now is the time to invest in visual technologies that dominate enemy operations. MX-10D Ideal for: Low-altitude Tactical Surveillance & Target Acquisition and Designation missions requiring low-weight installation flexibility Installations: Fixed-wing, Rotary-wing, UAV, Aerostat Features & Benefits Compact Solution ? 43 lb./19.5 kg turret ? 15 in. turret height for better ground clearance Multi-Sensor Imaging/Lasing Payload Options: ? Currently supports up to six sensors simultaneously ? Superior HD imaging resolution from Electro-Optical (EO) camera ? Laser rangefinder, illuminator, designator Latest Enhancement ? 2015 ? Picutre-in-Picutre (PiP) Enhanced Local Area Processing (ELAP): ? Real-time image enhancement for EO day, EO night & Infrared High-Performance IMU & MX-GEO Software Suite: ? IMU & MX-GEO work to create accurate target location ? MX-GEO automatically aligns to the aircraft ? Robust automatic image focus Uncompromised Stabilization: ? Four-axis gimbal with internal IMU ? All payloads are fully stabilized MX-Series Commonality: ? Common operator interfaces and Hand Controller Units (HCUs) ? Simplified interchangeability ? Efficiencies in product support and technology enhancements

  • MX-15D MX-15D Airborne Targeting WESCAM?s designating systems enables teams to dominate the battlefield 24/7, with greater precision than ever before. Field proven, with extensive deployment, WESCAM?s designating systems offer ?plug-and-play? installation, and high-sensitivity multi-spectral sensors for day, low-light and night-time missions. High mean-time-between-failures (MTBFs) are achieved through a diode-pumped laser target designator, and systems offer precise GEO-Pointing technologies for hands-free simplicity regardless of aircraft movement or obstructions. The capability is here. Now is the time to invest in visual technologies that dominate enemy operations. MX-15D Ideal for: Medium-altitude; Covert Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR), Armed Reconnaissance, CSAR, Target Designation missions Installations: Fixed-wing, Rotary-wing, UAV, Aerostat Features & Benefits Multi-Sensor Imaging/Lasing Payload Options: ? Currently supports up to ten sensors simultaneously ? Superior HD imaging resolution from Electro-Optical (EO) and Infrared (IR) cameras ? Short-wave IR imaging ? Laser rangefinder/designator ? 3 laser illuminator divergence options ? Hyper-spectral imaging blends matched images from multiple sensors, uncovering greater detail in each frame Enhanced Local Area Processing (ELAP): ? Real-time image enhancement for EO day, EO night & IR Consistent Targeting Accuracy: ? Full-laser stabilization minimizes spot jitter ? Internal isolator minimizes vibration-induced boresight shifts ? Operationally-proven precision target designation High-Performance IMU & MX-GEO Software Suite: ? IMU & MX-GEO work to create accurate target location ? MX-GEO automatically aligns to the aircraft ? Robust automatic image focus Uncompromised Stabilization: ? Four-axis gimbal with internal IMU ? All payloads are fully-stabilized MX-Series Commonality: ? Common operator interfaces and Hand Controller Units (HCUs) ? Simplified interchangeability ? Efficiencies in support and technology enhancements

  • MX-20D MX-20D Airborne Targeting WESCAM?s designating systems enables teams to dominate the battlefield 24/7, with greater precision than ever before. Field proven, with extensive deployment, WESCAM?s designating systems offer ?plug-and-play? installation, and high-sensitivity multi-spectral sensors for day, low-light and night-time missions. High mean-time-between-failures (MTBFs) are achieved through a diode-pumped laser target designator, and systems offer precise GEO-Pointing technologies for hands-free simplicity regardless of aircraft movement or obstructions. The capability is here. Now is the time to invest in visual technologies that dominate enemy operations. MX-20D Ideal for: ISR ? High-altitude; Covert Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance, Armed Reconnaissance, CSAR, Target Acquisition and Designation missions Installations: Fixed-wing, Rotary-wing, UAV, Aerostat Features & Benefits Multi-Sensor Imaging/Lasing Payload Options: ? Currently supports up to six sensors simultaneously ? Superior HD imaging resolution from Electro-Optical (EO) and Infrared (IR) cameras ? Laser rangefinder/designator ? Three laser illuminator divergence options Just Launched: ? Laser Spot Tracker (LST) ? Compatible with standard U.S. and NATO designator codes, the LST automatically detects a designator spot of a given code in its field of view and automatically slews the system?s line of sight to the laser energy. Enhanced Local Area Processing (ELAP): ? Real-time image enhancement for EO day, EO night & IR Outstanding Targeting Performance: ? IMU inside technology & exceptional EO/IR sensor range achieves unparalleled designation ranges ? Navigation grade IMU enhances target location accuracy ? Designator electronics package incorporated into the turret payload Uncompromised Stabilization: ? Five-axis gimbal with internal IMU ? All payloads are fully stabilized MX-Series Commonality: ? Common operator interfaces and Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) ? Ease and familiarity of use ? Simplified interchangeability ? Efficiencies in support and technology enhancements

  • MX-25D MX-25D Airborne Targeting WESCAM?s designating systems enables teams to dominate the battlefield 24/7, with greater precision than ever before. Field proven, with extensive deployment, WESCAM?s designating systems offer ?plug-and-play? installation, and high-sensitivity multi-spectral sensors for day, low-light and night-time missions. High mean-time-between-failures (MTBFs) are achieved through a diode-pumped laser target designator, and systems offer precise GEO-Pointing technologies for hands-free simplicity regardless of aircraft movement or obstructions. The capability is here. Now is the time to invest in visual technologies that dominate enemy operations. MX-25D Ideal for: Long-Range, High-Altitude, Target Acquisition and Designation missions Installations: Fixed-wing, UAV, Aerostat Features & Benefits Multi-Sensor Imaging/Laser Payload Options: ? Currently supports up to seven sensors simultaneously ? Superior HD imaging resolution from Electro-Optical (EO) and Infrared (IR) cameras ? Long-range target Illumination, Pointing, Range-Finding and Designating ? Short Wave IR imaging ? required for laser spot imaging ? enhances haze penetration and target contrast Just Launched: ? Laser Spot Tracker (LST) ? Compatible with standard U.S. and NATO designator codes, the LST automatically detects a designator spot of a given code in its field of view and automatically slews the system?s line of sight to the laser energy ? Dual-channel daylight and EMCCD low-light EO wide-angle zoom ? EMCCD low-light imaging capability is added to the wide-angle zoom sensor. This enhances situational awareness under a wide range of illumination conditions Advanced Image Processing: ? Real-time image enhancement for EO day, EO night and Infrared IR ? Increased stand-off range ? Improved feature detection and recognition ? High-performance haze penetration Laser Target Designator: ? Compact, efficient and reliable diode-pumped laser ? IMU-inside technology & exceptional EO/IR sensor range achieves unparalleled designating ranges ? Designator electronics package is incorporated into the turret payload High-Performance MX-GEO Software Suite: ? Achieves the highest target location accuracy ? Automatic Video-Tracking and GEO-Tracking provides robust target tracking ? MX-GEO automatically aligns to the aircraft ? Robust automatic image focus Uncompromised Stabilization: ? Five-axis gimbal with internal IMU ? All payloads are fully stabilized ? NAV-grade IMU enhances target location accuracy MX-Series Commonality: ? Common operator interfaces and Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) ? Ease and familiarity of use ? Simplified interchangeability ? Efficiencies in product support and technology enhancements

  • MX-GCS MX-GCS Land Systems WESCAM offers Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA) solutions for today?s intense Combat Force-Protection and Hunter-Killer mission profiles. Vehicular and stationary configurations that include mast mounts have been designed with the stabilization levels, passive isolation, and high optical-magnification levels. HD resolution and 360° vantage points enable long-range covert missions while stationary or on-the-move, simultaneously providing wide field-of-view situational awareness for combating urban and asymmetric threats. Solutions incorporate battle-proven MX?-Series EO/IR imaging technology and operate flawlessly in extreme temperatures, at excessive speed and varying altitudes, and within the harshest environments, including those with intensive dirt, dust and smoke. Rely on WESCAM to dominate all levels of the battlefield, significantly increase platform lethality, vehicle survivability and crew protection. MX-GCS Independent Stabilized Sighting System Ideal for: Gunner Sight, Commander Sight, Situational Awareness missions As a Gunner Sight: The MX-GCS can identify threats beyond the range of the vehicle?s weapon system, allowing for standoff distance engagements at maximum effective ranges. As a Commander Sight: The MX-GCS provides vehicle commanders the ability to scan for, identify and track targets (Hunter) independent of the gunner system, hand-off identified threats between target acquisition systems (Killer) or fire weapons autonomously from the commander position. Installations: Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs), Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) Features & Benefits Enhance Your Situational Awareness ? 360 degree scanning capability independent of the gun turret axis ? Integrate a series of high-performing sensors for optimal visibility ? day and night ? Mid-wave large-format cooled thermal imager ? High Definition (HD) daylight imaging sensor ? Eyesafe Laser Rangefinder Reduce Your Detection Time ? Real-time image enhancement of all sensors ? High-performance haze penetration ? Improved feature recognition and Identification ? Image blending ? combine day and infrared night images into a single image stream ? affording the operator the benefits of both Uncompromised Sighting and Firing Efficiency ? Fully active gimbal stabilizes and steers the imager and rangefinder?s line-of-sight in azimuth and elevation ? High accuracy gimbal position feedback for target handoff applications ? High boresight accuracy and retention ? Optional ? Target auto-tracking facility ? utilize high-speed or stationary mission profiles ? Armor accessory ? protects against small arms fire ? Proven ? live fire tested with 30mm and 105mm gun systems Fully Integrated for Installation simplicity ? Integrated electronics ? Interfaces to dual-channel gun resolver ? High-vibration / shock suppression and positional accuracy for gun sight applications ? Field-Swappable Ruggedness ? Qualified to U.S. Military standards for environmental and electromagnetic compliance ? Reliability assured by accelerated life testing

  • MX-10MS MX-10MS Marine Systems WESCAM?s marine solutions have been the ?eyes? of key maritime vessels for over 12 years and have been engineered with over 40 years of stabilization and design experience. By detecting hostile intent at tactically significant ranges, WESCAM not only captures but seamlessly communicates full-motion video intelligence by integrating with leading marine mission systems. The wireless delivery of details, including the location and capability of both friendly and opposing forces, enables 21st century threats to be verified and neutralized. Today?s generation of marine sensors are configured to meet the challenges of maritime and coastal domain awareness, from both manned and unmanned vessels ? afloat or ashore. Through rough seas and poor visibility, rely on WESCAM to oversee your mission profile. MX-10MS Ideal for: Surveillance, vessel threat detection, covert operations, naval remote weapon stations Installations: Manned and unmanned marine vessels Features & Benefits Multi-sensor Imaging & Lasing Payloads: ? Supports up to 6 sensors simultaneously ? HD colour sensor with large ratio optical zoom ? High resolution thermal sensor for imaging at night and under poor weather conditions ? High sensitivity EMCCD sensor for low-light imaging ? High magnification HD colour spotter for increased range ? Laser rangefinder Advanced Image Processing: ? Real-time image enhancement on all sensors ? High performance contrast enhancement and haze penetration ? Improved feature recognition and ID ? Image blending of EO and IR imagery into a single stream ? Automatic Video Tracker (AVT) reduces operator burden ? 2x and 4x Ezoom Uncompromised Design: ? 4-axis design with built-in passive vibration isolation ? Precision optics provide wide-angle through to high-magnification context ? IMU mounted directly to optical bench for precise GEO-Location ? Robust automatic image focus Ruggedness: ? MIL spec environment and EMC qualified ? humidity, salt, fog and waterproofness ? Extensive testing for mud, salt and water resistance ? Rigorous environmental stress screening (ESS) program Installation Convenience and Flexibility: ? Compact, lightweight package ? Integrated electronics unit, GPS receiver and video tracker simplifies installation and saves weight

  • Turnkey Aircraft & Imaging System Rentals Turnkey Aircraft & Imaging System Rentals Air Ops has been relied on for over 10 years by customers requiring rentals of turnkey air-to-ground imaging solutions ? complete leading EO/IR sensor capabilities. The group?s growing fleet of aircraft consists of Cessna 182?s and a 208 Grand Caravan. Each aircraft can be equipped with WESCAM?s most advanced MX-Series EO/IR Imaging and Designating systems, and further augmented to incorporate data lines and customer-furnished equipment. Air Ops and their fleet have been instrumental in developing Surrogate Unmanned Airborne Systems for U.S. military training. Other key projects Air Ops assists customers with are: Video Capture Services ? Surveillance ? Insurance Evaluation ? Disaster Assessment ? Operator/Pilot Flight Training JTAC/CAS Training ? Intelligence gathering ? CMDL Datalink ? STANAG 4609 Metadata R&D Flights ? Internal/External payloads ? Customer furnished equipment ? Customer flight demonstrations Combining services to better meet our customers? needs Having tailored their fleet to match customer mission requirements, Air Ops has captured years of hands-on integration experience. As a result, they understand the time, budget and installation challenges customers are faced with when it comes to aircraft modification. Flexible and agile, Air Ops combines experience with first-hand mission knowledge to create a solid project partner. Services include: ? Airframe modifications ? Electrical modifications ? Custom fabrication and installations ? Custom cable manufacturing and repair ? FAA certifications

  • MX-Sim MX-Sim Support Products WESCAM has industry-unique hardware tools that support continuous product training and enable immediate troubleshooting, diagnostics and repair capability on fielded MX systems that are deployed worldwide. Continually evolving, WESCAM invests heavily in these solutions that are designed to minimize operational downtime and maximize customer knowledge. MX-Sim Ideal for: Simulation Training & Rehearsal capability, freeing critical Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) assets for deployment Features & Benefits Leading Simulation Technology ? Extremely realistic training through high-quality graphics, superior simulated targets and adaptable operational scenarios ? Provides full simulation of all existing WESCAM MX?-Series turrets, including laser sensor simulation ? Interfaces with all WESCAM operator controls ? Seamless interfacing with Global Defense standard simulator engine and Virtual Battle Space 2 (VBS2) ? Future capability ? HLA (High Level Architecture) and DIS (Distributed Interactive Simulation) compatible Create your Mission Scenario ? Provides multiple user mission scenarios including maritime, urban and rural scenarios ? Adjustable external environment includes weather changes, day/night, fog and haze ? Customer selectable platforms ? Fixed-wing, Rotary-wing aircraft ? Provides mission logging/recording for post-simulation analysis Cost Effective ? Reduces costs associated with flights (fuel, crew time, maintenance, wear and tear on aircraft) ? Up to 70% savings over traditional flight training, depending on platform and student class size

  • MX-Emulator MX-Emulator Support Products WESCAM has industry-unique hardware tools that support continuous product training and enable immediate troubleshooting, diagnostics and repair capability on fielded MX systems that are deployed worldwide. Continually evolving, WESCAM invests heavily in these solutions that are designed to minimize operational downtime and maximize customer knowledge. MX-Emulator Ideal for: System Integration Lab (SIL) testing at a fraction of the cost of hardware in the loop system. Features & Benefits Cost Effective ? Dramatically reduces System Integration Lab (SIL) development costs, providing a rapid return on investment ? Mitigates risks of issues arising during critical system integration phases of a program ? In support of operational missions, keeps operational systems and aircraft in the field vs. SIL Flexible ? Replicates the functionality and interfaces of any MX-Series airborne or ground based system ? Provides all encompassing IR, EO and Laser emulation ? Compatible with all WESCAM standard turret control systems: Hand-controller, OCU, Joystick, Mission-grip ? Modular in design ? enables expansion to multiple participant scenarios and integration with other VBS-2 based emulators and simulators ? Can be used to support MX-Series operator training under various mission scenarios Practical ? Emulates a wide range of signals from industry-standard interfaces and provides seamless interfaces: Ethernet, RS-232/422, MIL-STD-1553, YC, Composite video, SDI Digital Video, Moving Map, Searchlight ? Developed with the highest standard of front-end graphics available ? Interfaces with the Global Defense standard simulator engine, Virtual Battlespace 2 (VBS2) ? Highly portable in a ruggedized pelican case

  • MX-RAid MX-RAid Support Products WESCAM has industry-unique hardware tools that support continuous product training and enable immediate troubleshooting, diagnostics and repair capability on fielded MX systems that are deployed worldwide. Continually evolving, WESCAM invests heavily in these solutions that are designed to minimize operational downtime and maximize customer knowledge. MX-RAid ? Remote Aid for WESCAM?s MX-Series of EO/IR Turrets We offer an advanced service kit for remote diagnostic evaluation of fielded MX-Series EO/IR systems. This exclusive capability provides WESCAM?s customers immediate access to an in-house factory technician who can diagnose actual system faults from afar. The MX-RAid provides a remote aid diagnostic capability and is a powerful tool for remote troubleshooting, diagnostics and prognostic/predictive maintenance planning. How MX-RAid Works: MX-RAid over the Internet Provides a data link between a WESCAM technician and the fielded MX system, allowing for live video, voice or text chat capability and the streaming of live video. This access is made available via an internet connection between the system?s remote diagnostic computer and the technician?s diagnostic computer. The technician?s computer can located at any one of WESCAM?s Authorized Service Centre (WASC) facilities. MX-RAid via Satellite Provides both voice and a data link between the WESCAM technician and field maintenance personnel. This access is made available via a connection between the system and satellite modem. After a quick and easy set-up at the end users location, the WESCAM technician can access the MX system and perform diagnostics through a dedicated IP address. MX-RAid Benefits: Benefit/Result ? Access to WESCAM trained technicians ? Potential reduced repair cycle time ? Faster and more accurate fault isolation ? reduced time in repairing turret faults ? Reduced downtime for the end user, resulting in improved availability ? Ability to enable adjustments in order to return some turrets to operational capability ? Provides increased system availability ? Virtually eliminates the occurrence of ?No Fault Found? (NFF) systems ? Elimination of some system returns to factory ? Lower life-cycle costs ? Reduction in overall system support costs by eliminating the need to return systems for NFF or minor repairs Security: ? MX-RAid can?t be initiated during flight, and is considered remote ground support equipment ? The only connection made to the MX system is through the internal maintenance software ? this limits information to internal diagnostic and maintenance information ? The internet version allows sensor images to be transmitted at the customers discretion ? If the MX system has GPS capability, the GPS can be disabled by unplugging the GPS cable which removes the GPS coordinates from the overlay menus:

  • Training Training L-3 WESCAM offers, Complete Training Solutions for your MX?-Series Systems At L-3 WESCAM, we recognize the importance of Quality Training when it comes to ensuring successful missions. From System Familiarization to Operations to Intermediate Maintenance, having the right training available when and where you need it is a vital step in mission readiness. For over 25 years, WESCAM has been offering a number of Industry Leading Training Solutions to meet your specific mission requirements. Each one is designed to: ? Increase Mission Success Rates ? Ensure Mission Readiness ? Reduce Equipment Down Time ? Increase your Return On Investment The Complete Solution: L-3 WESCAM?s Complete Training Solutions program, designed and facilitated by Certified Professional Instructors and Instructional Designers, ensures that your personnel get the knowledge and skills required to integrate, operate and maintain the MX-Series of EO/IR imaging systems. Attend a course at one of our factory locations, or let us bring the training to your facility. ? System Familiarization ? Operator & Organizational Maintenance ? Advanced Operator and Tactical Flight ? Coming Soon! ? Intermediate Maintenance ? eLearning ? Open Enrolment Courses Open Enrolment L-3 WESCAM offers Open Enrolment Course Solutions for your MX-Series Systems WESCAM?s Open Enrolment Course is modeled after our three-day Operator and Organizational Maintenance course, combining in-class lecture with practical hands-on exercises on one of our MX-Series systems. Open Enrolment courses are cost-effective and allow individual or small groups to sign up for a course at a location near them. These courses are not specific to one product but instead take a generic approach with specific questions regarding individual configurations addressed by the instructor. The Open Enrolment course, facilitated by our professional staff of experienced trainers, provides your personnel with the operational and organizational maintenance skills and knowledge needed to ensure mission readiness. eLearning L-3 WESCAM offers eLearning Training Solutions for your MX?-Series Systems, ensure your team has the knowledge and confidence to be successful with comprehensive training solutions that are always accessible where and when you need them. WESCAM?s eLearning Operation and Organizational Maintenance course is an interactive computer based training course designed for: ? Operators and maintainers of WESCAM MX-Series turrets ? Training new employees ? Providing refresher training to existing employees Immediate benefits of eLearning with WESCAM: ? Experienced operators & maintainers have a constant reference tool available 24/7 ? Provides up to a 70% cost savings over traditional training courses ? Eliminates the expenditures such as travel and lodging ? Reduces the need to ground personnel and missions ? Significantly expands organizational training In a world where details matter, the MX-Series eLearning solution takes a scenario-based, interactive approach to learning to ensure optimal image resolution and target acquisition across a number of mission and environmental conditions. Modeled after our instructor led Operations and Organizational Maintenance in-class course, the MX-Series eLearning solution is an interactive and modular course that provides students with the skills and confidence to successfully operate and maintain the MX turrets over a variety of mission scenarios. Advanced Operator Training L-3 WESCAM offers Advanced Operator Training The mission is unfolding right in front of you. There are always several choices that need to be considered, and decisions need to be made as though they were instinctive. As the operator of a critical-mission tool, you are being relied upon to optimize your equipment?s performance and results under the toughest of conditions. To achieve this level of execution knowledge, WESCAM has developed a fully customizable in-class and in-flight tr

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