L3Harris Wins $3 Billion SOCOM Armed Overwatch Contract

The L3Harris and Air Tractor AT-802U Sky Warden is the businesses’ entry in U.S. Particular Operations Command’s Armed Overwatch program. Sky Warden’s title derives from the A-1E Sky Raider—used for search and rescue air cowl through the Vietnam Struggle by Air Pressure Particular Operations Command (AFSOC)–and the U-28A Draco, which has the decision signal “Warden” throughout fight operations. AFSOC makes use of the U-28A, a modified Pilatus PC-12 plane, for ISR missions. (Air Tractor Photograph)

U.S. Particular Operations Command (SOCOM) tapped L3Harris Applied sciences [LHX] for the manufacturing of as much as 75 plane to carry out numerous assist missions for U.S. Special Forces worldwide.

L3Harris, which supplied the AT-802U Sky Warden ISR strike plane, topped…