The Republic of Seychelles has turned to an L-3 Communications imaging system for help in its fight against pirates.
The MX-15 sensor has been employed to keep watch on surrounding waters in the Indian Ocean.
The system features a thermal imager, daylight spotter and zoom TV.
It also comes equipped with a wide-angle laser illuminator, which can help identify subjects at long range and in total darkness. The MX-15 will be deployed onboard a Twin Otter aircraft