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L-3 Receives $170 Million Special Operations Command Contract

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Global Communications Solutions Incorporated, Victor, New York, was awarded a contract with a ceiling of $170 million for the integration, configuration, test and sustainment of the Special Operations Forces Deployable Node-Lite (SDN-L) in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command Research, Development and Acquisition Center. The SDN-L will provide the tactical communicator an enhanced operational capability; an increase in bandwidth/data throughput; enhanced security capability; and an overall size and weight reduction as compared to existing legacy systems. U.S. Special Operations Command is the contracting activity.

L-3 Communications to Provide Encryption System Kits

August 2, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications System West, Salt Lake City, Utah, was recently awarded a $17 million contract for 345 Type II interim encryption system kits in various configurations.  U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aviation & Missile Command Contracting Center, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

L-3 Receives $200 Million U.S. Air Force Contract to Provide Targeting Systems

July 19, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications has announced that its WESCAM subsidiary has been awarded a third indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force. Valued at $200 million, the funding from this contract will be used to purchase the latest generation of L-3's MX-15Di targeting systems, complete with high-definition sensors, and MX-20D targeting systems, also with high-definition sensors, for an undisclosed customer. Over an 18-month period, three contracts have been awarded to WESCAM, enabling the Air Force to purchase a total of $400 million of products and services.

L-3 Communications to Power C4ISR Under $175 Million U.S. Army Contract

July 12, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Westwood Corp., Tulsa, Oklahoma, was recently awarded a $175 million contract modification by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command to provide 30 and 60 kilowatt tactical quiet generator sets to provide the necessary and critical power for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment and combat support systems.  The modification was issued to increase the contract ceiling amount to $376 million with an estimated completion date of March 1, 2011.

L-3 Wins Army Training Contract

November 17, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Army has awarded L-3 Communications a $162.7 million contract to support the Army Central Command's Kuwait Observer-Controller Team program. Under the contract, the company will be a subcontractor to Raytheon to provide training for U.S. and coalition forces at the Udari Range in Kuwait.

Army Selects L-3 to Supply Laser Marksmanship Training Systems

September 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded L-3 MPRI a sole-source, follow-on contract for its Laser Marksmanship Training System (LMTS). The contract has an estimated value of $48.7 million over the initial base year and four option years.

L-3 Receives Contract for UAS Support

September 14, 2009
By Katie Packard

L-3 Communications Geneva Aerospace is being awarded a not-to-exceed $250 million contract for the expeditionary unmanned aircraft system (UAS) in support of U.S. Special Operations Command Program Executive Office-Fixed Wing.

NASA Awards SOFIA Engineering Contract Option to L-3 Communications

September 9, 2009
By Katie Packard

NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a contract modification to L-3 Communications Integrated Systems for further developmental engineering on the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA). The option is valued at approximately $8.7 million, bringing the total value of the contract to approximately $37.7 million.

L-3 Receives Prime Contract In Support of Army PEO Program

August 28, 2009
By Katie Packard

L-3 Communications' MPRI division has been awarded a follow-on contract by the U.S. Army Program Executive Officer Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS). This contract has a total potential value of $500 million.

L-3 Awarded $42.5 Million for VSAT Terminals

August 21, 2009
By Katie Packard

L-3 Communications' Global Communications Solutions division has been awarded a follow-on contract by Eyak Technology for 970 combat service support Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs). The value of the award is $42.5 million.


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