L-3 Sonoma EO Marks Production Milestone
With Its 2511X™ Long Standoff Airborne Imaging System
February 24, 2016
– Delivers World-Class Standoff Imaging, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Capabilities –
SANTA ROSA, Calif., February 24, 2016 – L-3 Sonoma EO announced today the completion of the first production phase of its latest product, the Sonoma 2511X™ long standoff airborne imaging system. L-3 has received follow-on authorization for the second phase and will begin deliveries in 2016.
“Our 2511X provides world-class image quality, precision stabilization and geo-referenced functions,” said Doug Manfredi, general manager of L-3 Sonoma EO. “This delivery represents an important milestone and demonstrates L-3 Sonoma EO’s ability to rapidly and affordably deliver advanced mission-optimized sensor systems.”
L-3 Sonoma EO developed the Sonoma 2511X as part of a unique family of long standoff systems. Based on the large-aperture, long focal point, multispectral Sonoma SAS-11™ optical system and a reference-grade Inertial Measurement Unit, the Sonoma 2511X integrates the very latest advances in geo-pointing accuracy in addition to premier image quality.
L-3 Sonoma EO delivers high-performance sensor systems in support of the warfighter, leveraging configurable sensor payload, optical and stabilization architectures designed by recognized subject matter experts. With a commitment to lean business processes, L-3 Sonoma EO ensures technical performance, on-time delivery and overall cost-effectiveness. To learn more about L-3 Sonoma EO, please visit the company’s website at www.L3T.com/SEO.
Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. L-3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems. The company reported 2015 sales of $10.5 billion. To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s website at www.L3T.com.
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Sonoma 2511X™ Long Standoff Airborne Imaging System