Canada’s L3 WESCAM along with its parent, L3 Technologies, is proud to announce its Diamond-level sponsorship for CANSEC – Canada’s Global Defence and Security Trade Show – which will be held on May 29-30, 2019 at the EY Centre in Ottawa, Ontario.Held annually by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI), CANSEC will provide L3 Technologies an opportunity to showcase leading-edge technology, products and services developed for land-based, naval, aerospace and joint forces military units.
This two-day event is the largest and most important defence industry event in Canada as it brings Government (Federal Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Senators), military, industry, international delegations and international media together in one venue.
CANSEC is a signature event for Burlington, Ontario based L3 WESCAM which designs and manufactures industry-leading multi-spectral and multi-sensor electro optic infrared (EO/IR) imaging and targeting sensor systems, and fully integrated mission systems for air, land and sea domains. WESCAM’s systems can be found on hundreds of different types of platforms including fixed-wing, rotary-wing, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and aerostat airborne platforms, surface vehicles and various marine-based platforms.
Visit Booth 201 to find out more about L3 WESCAM and L3 Technologies
WESCAM recently secured the largest contract in the company’s history. Valued at $454 million, the 5-year ID/IQ contract will modernize the U.S. Army’s fleet of Shadow RQ-7B UAVs with the WESCAM MX-10D EO/IR and lasing sensor system.
A key partnership to note during CANSEC will be Canada’s Combat Ship Team which has formed to deliver the Royal Canadian Navy’s Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) ships. L3 Technologies is a key member of this team and will deliver the Integrated Platform Management System, Integrated Communication Systems, EO/IR sensors via L3 WESCAM, weapons stowage and torpedo handling systems and helicopter hangar doors.
WESCAM also provides High Definition imaging systems in support of the Royal Canadian Air Force Interoperable Griffon Reconnaissance Escort Surveillance System (INGRESS) Project. Some of these aircraft are currently deployed in theatre as part of Canada’s contribution to the UN mission in Mali, and for Operation IMPACT in Iraq.
Looking ahead, WESCAM’s MX-15 HD EO/IR sensor will feature prominently on Canada’s new CC-295 Fixed Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) aircraft which will roll off the production line in 2019.
WESCAM in the Community
WESCAM actively participates in tradeshows around the world, providing opportunities for our customers to See First and Act First. Our dedication to the local community is also a key value at L3 WESCAM, partnering with local organizations to provide multi-level benefits to residents of Burlington, Hamilton and the broader community. By donating to various educational institutions in support of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) initiatives, we foster the growth of our future workforce. WESCAM provides employees with many ways to support our community. Wounded Warriors Canada is better able to support individuals who are part of the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) program.
CANSEC visitor benefits courtesy of L3 Technologies
Those interested in attending CANSEC who live in the Ottawa area can pick up their badges starting May 21 at one of the various L3-sponsored pre-badging locations in the National Capital Region. For a full list of pre-badging locations, visit http://canseccanada.ca/reg. NOTE : Please bring your photo and government identification.
Show attendees can take advantage of complimentary parking courtesy of L3 Technologies. A free daily shuttle service also courtesy of L3 Technologies, will be available from major Federal buildings throughout the National Capital Region. A complete list of dates and times is available here: http://canseccanada.ca/CANSEC/cansec/Shuttle-Bus-Schedule
Once you are at the show, please visit L3 Technologies and its business units including L3 WESCAM at booth #201. And, be sure to stop by L3 Technology’s “The Hangar Bistro” located at the rear of the building for a snack or just to put your feet up.
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