L3Harris Technologies has reached an agreement with Calidus Aerospace LLC, a defense entity in United Arab Emirates (UAE), to develop a mission system for the UAE’s B-250 light multi-mission aircraft.
L3Harris will design and produce mission kits for delivery to Calidus, the manufacturer and integrator for the B-250. The system kits, specially designed for the UAE’s B-250 mission, features an integrated suite of L3Harris’ mission management solutions, including the WESCAM MX™-15D electro-optical/infrared sensor; the VORTEX®i data link; the Falcon III® RF-7850A multichannel airborne networking radio; and other aircraft avionics products.
L3Harris will deliver 12 kits under the agreement with an option to provide 12 additional kits. The company will deliver the mission kits to be integrated by Calidus.
“Our critical mission-enabling technologies enhance the safety, efficiency and security for both our commercial and military customers and international allies. This partnership with Calidus will deliver a sustainable solution for managing evolving threats,” said Luke Savoie, President, Aviation Services, L3Harris.
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.
L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.
Calidus is a Technology Development and Manufacturing Company, founded in 2015 and based in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates.
Calidus provides Aeronautical and Land Systems cutting-edge technology, forefront products and fully integrated solutions to its clients, from the design and engineering phase to development as well as executes industrial enterprises investment programs according to Calidus Strategy and Program Management.