Tag Archives: L-3

Executive Spotlight: Tony Smeraglinolo, CEO and Chairman of Sincerus Global Solutions

Tony Smeraglinolo

Tony Smeraglinolo, chairman and CEO of Sincerus Global Solutions, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding his return to the federal market, the decision to launch his new Sincerus, the company’s goals, potential growth and possible future. “We know that our success will be defined by superior customer service and satisfaction, meeting our commitments and creating impact during mission execution, he said.”

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L3 Subsidiary to Produce Mortar Fuzes for Saudi Arabia Under Army FMS Contract

An L3 Technologies subsidiary has secured a $37.3 million contract from the U.S. Army to deliver multioption and point detonating/delay fuzes to Saudi Arabia. The Defense Department said Tuesday L3’s fuzing and ordnance systems business will supply 38,284 M734A1 and 165,426 M783 mortar fuzes under the foreign military sales contract. Work will occur in Cincinnati, Ohio, through May 31, …

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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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Northrop, Australia’s Air Force Demo Distributed Network Training Environment

Northrop Grumman has commenced a demonstration of a distributed network virtual training environment between two simulator platforms of Australia’s air force and the company’s test lab. Northrop said Tuesday the KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport and C-17A Globemaster II simulators were utilized for the tests designed to determine operating standards required to meet standards …

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Thales to Update Sonar Systems on Australian Collins-Class Submarines

Thales has received a design and pre-production contract to update sonar systems in six of Australia’s Collins-class submarines in an effort to boost underwater threat detection efforts for the country’s navy. The company said Tuesday it will install its new Modular Cylindrical Array, flank array and on-board processing technology in the submarines as …

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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 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 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 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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Paul Stewart Joins ZMicro as Programs Director; Jason Wade Comments

Paul Stewart, an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance industry veteran and former senior executive at ForceX, has joined computing systems firm ZMicro as director of programs. He will oversee the lifecycle management of ZMicro’s programs with the Defense Department, ZMicro said Thursday. “Paul brings a tremendous depth of expertise in ISR and DoD program …

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