WESCAM MX-8

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WESCAM MX-8

The WESCAM MX-8 is extremely compact:

  • Ideal for manned or unmanned aircraft
  • Very low weight
  • Electronics fully integrated in the housing
  • 4-axis stabilization for high-quality images
  • Thermal Imager
  • Color Lowlight Continuous Zoom (HD)
  • Laser Rangefinder and Laser Illuminator

Dimensions:

  • 211 mm diameter
  • 262.5 mm Height
  • 6.8 kg

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Description

Missions & Platforms

An Ideal Surveillance Solution for: Manned or unmanned airborne platforms requiring high-performing imaging solutions and low-weight installation solutions 

Airborne Installations: Smaller Fixed-Wing, Rotary-Wing, UAV and Tactical Aerostats 

 
Product Features & Benefits

Weight-Optimized

  • 15 lb /6.8 kg turret 
  • Electronics unit inside the turret 
  • Built-in vibration isolation & GPS receiver


Installation Flexibility

  • <11″ clearance height 
  • Compatible with standard quick disconnect mounts 
  • Side mounted connectors for recessed installations


Multi Sensor Imaging/Lasing Payload Options

  • Supports up to 4 sensors simultaneously 
  • Thermal, Color-Daylight and Low-Light imaging 
  • Continuous Zoom IR and EO 
  • Eyesafe Laser Rangefinder, Laser Illuminator


High Performance IMU & MX-GEO Software Suite

  • IMU mounted on the optical bench 
  • IMU & MX-GEO for accurate target location 
  • MX-GEO automatically aligns to aircraft 
  • Robust automatic image focus


Digital Sensors/Advanced Image Processing

  • Real-time image enhancement on all sensors simultaneously 
  • High performance haze penetration 
  • Improved feature recognition & ID 
  • Automated Video Tracker (AVT) 
  • 2x, 4x Ezoom

Additional Information

Article No. 5001956

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