L3 Technologies has received a $97 million production contract to support the U.S. Army‘s Apache Manned/Unmanned Teaming – eXpanded Capabilities program that seeks to integrate modern warfighting technologies into the military’s AH-64E fleet.
The company said Monday the MUMT-X program aims to facilitate communications and data exchange between manned and unmanned aircraft platforms.
L3’s Communications Systems-West business will deliver tested and certified Apache MUMT-X along with unmanned aerial system receive technologies to aid MUMT operations and air-to-air-to-ground line-of-sight data links.
“Our performance on the MUMT-X development program illustrates our commitment to providing innovative technology that meets the needs of the warfighter,” said Christopher Kubasik, L3 president and chief operating officer.
“This contract award continues L3“™s long-term support of the Apache program and exemplifies our dedication to delivering transformational capabilities.”