L3 to Produce UAS Tech Platforms for Army Apache Manned-Unmanned Teaming Program

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.”

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