MISSIONIZATION AND MODIFICATIONS
FOR IMPORTANT MISSIONS, GOVERNMENT AND MILITARY OPERATORS TURN TO L3 MAS
L3 MAS’ success as a provider of special mission aircraft modifications is the result of superior program management and proven systems utilizing advanced technology, plus an integrated product team approach which enables us to deliver solutions to the most demanding mission requirements. We listen to our customers to fully understand their mission needs and we work closely with our original equipment manufacturers partners to meet customer needs with superior technology and optimized solutions.
A CANADIAN COMPANY WITH GLOBAL REACH
L3 MAS is a Canadian company and a division of L3 Technologies with more than 30 years of experience as a special-mission aircraft systems integrator for government, military and OEM customers. In addition to expertise developed on the Royal Canadian Air Force’s military fighter, trainer and transport aircraft such as the Hornet, Tutor and Polaris, we have developed and modified special mission Challengers for several customers. Our experience is based on domestic and complex international programs encompassing projects from high-end business aircraft modifications to government VVIP airliner upgrades and support.
L3 MAS CAPABILITIES EXTEND BEYOND THE ROUTINE
Defense-related articles and services are tightly regulated under the Canadian Controlled Goods Regulations, the United States Arms Export Control Act and other international arms control provisions. We are experienced in managing all aspects in strict compliance with these export restrictions and can find International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)-free solutions if necessary to meet customer requirements.
The L3 MAS facilities at Mirabel Airport are purpose-built to provide a secure location for military aircraft modification and support. Access is tightly controlled and all employees hold government security clearances. Customer confidentiality is maintained at all times. Our facilities include a large TEMPEST area and are approved for handling classified crypto equipment. We have the credentials to install NATO standard encrypted data links. We can also provide secure communication upgrades for government and military customers.
We apply a range of Flight Science skillsets to analyze options, optimize performance and validate airworthiness. Throughout the project, we coordinate with airworthiness authorities to establish a low-risk path to obtain formal certification. Our specialists have deep knowledge and expert skills in the aeronautical disciplines of structures, avionics, EMI/EMC, mechanical systems, flight dynamics, control, simulation, computational aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, store separation, handling qualities and airworthiness.
L3 MAS has been involved in the design, modification, testing and certification of aircraft adapted for a wide range of missions:
- Aerial photographic survey
- Air medical evacuation
- Airborne surveillance
- Air-to-air refueling
- Electronic surveillance
- Maritime law enforcement
- Meteorological measurements
- Search and rescue
- Secure communications
- VVIP Transport
L3 ISR SYSTEMS, A PARENT COMPANY WITH IN-DEPTH KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
As a division of L3 ISR Systems, L3 MAS has the ability to reach back into the organization for an unmatched depth of technical capabilities and to work with other L3 divisions to offer a complete range of solutions.