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TSA Orders L-3 Airport Security Scanners; Michael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications has received a $21 million order from the Transportation Security Administration to supply security scanners for TSA’s passenger screening efforts. The company said Tuesday the order will increase the number of ProVision systems installed at U.S. aviation facilities to nearly 1,000. The security and detection systems division of the aviation products and security sector within L-3’s electronic …

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Navy Selects L-3 Switchgear for Ohio Replacement Submarine; Christine Montalvo Comments

L-3 Communications has won a contract to provide switchgear equipment for the power distribution and protection system of a future U.S. Navy submarine. Work covers design, qualification and delivery of switchgear to the first submarine built to replace the military branch’s legacy Ohio-class platform, L-3 Communications said Friday. L-3’s surge protection device electrical systems business …

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Navy Awards L-3 Night Vision Binocular Follow-On IDIQ

L-3 Communications has won a $49.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide binocular night vision devices to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday that L-3 will supply the military branch with BNVD goggles that are equipped with white phosphor tubes and designed to increase visual acuity of special operations forces who operate in low light conditions. The …

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L-3 Awarded UK Joint Remote Viewing Terminal Supply Contract; Michael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications has received a potential $23.2 million contract from the U.K. ministry of defense to provide a joint common remote viewing terminal for a new British military communications program. UK MOD will adopt the remote viewing terminal to consolidate its intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance platforms with strike capabilities and maritime platforms, L-3 …

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L-3 Kicks Off Logistics Support for Air Force KC-10 Tanker Fleet; Michael Strianese Comments

A division of L-3 Communications has begun to provide logistics support services for the U.S. Air Force’s KC-10 aerial refueling aircraft under a potential nine-year, $1.9 billion contract awarded in June. L-3 said Tuesday its Vertex Aerospace division commenced work after the Government Accountability Office rejected a competitor’s protest to the contract award. Madison, Mississippi-based Vertex Aerospace will maintain and operate base …

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L-3 Achieves Air Force Military GPS Security Certification

L-3 Communications has completed a U.S. Air Force security certification process for the company’s GPS system for military users. L-3 said Wednesday its Military Code GPS User Equipment is built and certified through the Air Force’s MGUE program administered by the GPS directorate of Los Angeles Air Force Base’s Space and Missile Systems Center. An independent …

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L-3 Releases Electro-Optical IR Imaging Tech for Small Aircraft

L-3 Communications has introduced an electro-optical/infrared airborne imaging system designed to integrate with small tactical unmanned aerial vehicles, light manned ISR aircraft and tactical aerostats. The MX-8 system works to process images in real time and simultaneously support up to four sensors, the company said Monday. L-3’s WESCAM division developed the airborne imaging technology. The 15-pound system …

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A&D Industry Vet Mike Greenley Joins L-3 as WESCAM Subsidiary President

Mike Greenley, formerly vice president and general manager of CAE‘s Canadian operations, has been named president of L-3 Communications‘ WESCAM subsidiary. He will be based at the WESCAM headquarters in Ontario, Canada, and report directly to Jeff Miller, president of L-3’s integrated sensor systems sector, L-3 said Tuesday. Greenley was responsible for the general …

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Inmarsat, L-3 Field Test Satellite Systems at NORAD, USNORTHCOM Exercise in Alaska

Inmarsat‘s satellite system was field tested on a North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command exercise in Alaska that also involved the company’s value added reseller partner L-3‘s global communications solutions business unit. Inmarsat said Monday the test involved L-3 GCS’ Panther II, Cheetah II and Hawkeye III VSAT systems …

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Air Force Exercises L-3 Contract Option for T-1A Trainer Logistics Support

A subsidiary of L-3 Communications has received a one-year, $49.2 million contract modification to provide logistics support services for the U.S. Air Force‘s T-1A Jayhawk trainer aircraft. The modification exercises an option on a previously awarded contract to L3’s Vertex Aerospace business for contractor-operated maintained base supply, on-equipment maintenance and data services, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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L-3 Subsidiary Lands Naval Air Training Logistics, Maintenance Contract Modification

An L-3 Communications subsidiary has received a potential one-year, $13.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide logistics, repair and maintenance support services for the Chief of Naval Air Training. The indefinite-delivery, firm-fixed-price modification awarded to L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace exercises an option on a previously awarded contract and covers …

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L-3 to Provide Simulator Update for China-Based JV’s Nuclear Power Site

L-3 Communications‘ MAPPS division has received a contract from China-based joint venture Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power to help update the reactor core model on the Hongyanhe Phase I nuclear power site’s simulator. MAPPS said Tuesday it will provide the Orchid Core Builder graphical utility that will work to create and validate the simulator’s cycle-specific reactor core data. …

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L-3 to Produce Electro-Optical IR Turrets for Middle East Country’s UH-60 Fleet

L-3 Communications has been chosen to supply electro-optical and infrared designating turrets for the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters of a Middle Eastern defense customer under a foreign military sales agreement. New York City-headquartered L-3 said Tuesday its Wescam MX-10D EO/IR turrets will work to help the customer execute counterterrorism missions from UH-60s helicopters. The company added its integrated …

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L-3 Subsidiary Secures Navy Jet Training Services Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded an L-3 Communications subsidiary a $21.9 million modification to exercise the first option on a previously awarded contract for contractor-owned and operated business jet training services. L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace will provide the training services to support the Navy’s maritime air patrol, low/slow terrorist aircraft, air interdiction and …

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L-3 Receives 1st Task Order Under AF Warfighter Readiness, Training Support Contract

An L-3 Communications division has received an initial $23.5 million task order to provide training systems to the U.S. Air Force as part of a potential seven-year, $200 million contract awarded in April. L-3 said Wednesday its link simulation and training division will act as prime contractor on the Air Force’s Warfighter Readiness & Training program that seeks advanced tools for …

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