L-3

December 8, 2010
By George Seffers

Eight companies-The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri; CAE USA Incorporated, Tampa, Florida; Computer Sciences Corporation, Orlando, Florida; Cubic Worldwide Technical Services Incorporated, San Diego, California; Engineering Support Personnel Incorporated, Orlando; Fidelity Technologies Corporation, Reading, Pennsylvania; L-3 Link Simulation & Training Division, Arlington, Texas; and LB&B Associates Incorporated, Columbia, Maryland-are each being awarded contracts to support more than 900 training simulators for the U.S.

November 3, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Services Incorporated, Mount Laurel, New Jersey, is being awarded a $17 million contract for critical engineering and technical services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's Special Communications Requirements Division. Services will support legacy, current and next-generation telecommunication and related system requirements for various Navy, Army, Air Force, special operations forces, and other agencies. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

November 1, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communication Integrated Systems, Greeneville, Texas, was awarded an estimated $24 million contract modification, which will provide airborne information management system Phase III installation. Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is the contracting activity.

September 29, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Corporation Electro-Optical Systems, Garland, Texas, is being awarded a contract valued at more than $48 million for a clip-on night vision and image intensification device in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command weapons accessories program. The device is being procured to provide U.S. Special Operations Command operators with a ruggedized sight that permits night vision capability without the need to remove the day optic sight. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

September 22, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications TCS Incorporated, Warner Robins, Georgia, was awarded a $61 million contract to install eight precision strike packages on MC-130W aircraft.  Warner-Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

September 10, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Link Simulation & Training recently announced the first international sale of its Advanced Helmet Mounted Display to Raytheon Australia in support of the Royal Australian Air Force's Hornet Aircrew Training System. The award calls for L-3 Link to provide Advanced Helmet Mounted Displays  to support pilot training on the RAAF's three F/A-18 Tactical Readiness Trainers. L-3 Link's Advanced Helmet Mounted Display will replace current fixed field-of-view flat panel displays, enabling pilots to view out-the-window imagery and systems symbology over a 360-degree field-of-regard.

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Ocean Systems, Sylmar, California, is being awarded a potential $27 million contract for Low Frequency Active Towed Sonar (LFATS) for the Egyptian Navy under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The LFATS is a long-range active/passive variable-depth sonar that consists of an operator console, power amplifier, towed body arrays, and handling system. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C. is the contracting activity.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

August 21, 2009
By Katie Packard

L-3 Communications' Systems Field Support division was awarded a 60-day base contract with eight option years from the U.S. Air Force to serve as prime contractor on the T-1A Contractor Logistics Support program. The total value of the contract with all options is $680 million.

July 28, 2009
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), L-3 Services Incorporated and Northrop Grumman have been awarded a combined $495 million force protection security system contract to support any or all of 10 essential elements of integrated base defense that include deceive, deter, anticipate, deny, detect, delay assess, deploy, neutralize and mitigate at U.S. Air Force and other Defense Department sites throughout the world.

July 8, 2009
By Katie Packard

L-3 Global Communications Solutions Incorporatedand the U.S. Southern Command (USSOCOM) are modifying a contract for the procurement of satellite communication terminals in support of the USSOCOM Special Operations Forces Deployable Node-Medium program.

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