Tag Archives: L-3

Clint Green Named ViON Advanced Analytic Strategy, Dev’t Director; Tom Frana Comments

Clint Green, former chief technology officer at ViON subsidiary Ascolta, has been appointed director of advanced analytic strategy and development at the Herndon, Virginia-based information technology infrastructure services provider. ViON said Wednesday he helped establish Ascolta’s strategic framework and technical vision and has worked on big data, analytics, Hadoop, networking and disaster recovery platforms throughout his career. …

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Bollinger Shipyards Orders $160M in L-3 Coast Guard Ship C4ISR Systems

L-3 Communications has received a nine-year $160 million, subcontract from Bollinger Shipyards to provide an integrated C4ISR system for the U.S. Coast Guard‘s future Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters. L-3 said Monday it will provide initial design updates to the FRC ships such as antenna arrangement and analysis, exterior communications and other situation awareness platforms. …

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CAE Secures $77M in Aircraft Maintenance, Training Support Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has received contracts valued at approximately $77 million to provide flight simulation products and training services in support of military clients. The company said Thursday the awards include two contracts from Lockheed Martin and an order from L-3 Communications‘ L-3 MAS subsidiary to support the U.K.’s Military Flying Training System program and the Canadian …

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L-3 to Integrate Electron Devices Unit With Manufacturing Operations; Michael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications plans to move the manufacturing operations of its electron devices facility in San Carlos, California, to the company’s north central Pennsylvania and Los Angeles sites by the end of 2017. L-3 said Monday the consolidation efforts will occur throughout 2017. Michael Strianese, L-3 chairman and CEO, said the company will …

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L-3, NASS Land AF Contracts to Provide ISR Systems for Cessna Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force has awarded contracts to North American Surveillance Systems and L-3 Communications valued at $40 million and $14.2 million, respectively, to provide services and updates to Cessna 208B aircraft. The Defense Department said Monday the contract NASS landed requires the company to modify and integrate intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance features into the …

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Bill Toti: Industry Team to Provide Warfighter Readiness, Training Research for Air Force Research Lab

A team of contractors led by an L-3 Communications division will deliver warfighter readiness and training research services to the U.S. Air Force under a seven-year, $200 million contract awarded in April. L-3 Link Simulation and Training will collaborate with Cubic‘s global defense unit, Ball Aerospace and Leidos to develop technology that will work to create wide-spectrum readiness features, …

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L-3 to Support Navy Destroyer Program Under General Dynamics Contract

L-3 Communications has landed an initial contract from General Dynamics‘s Bath Iron Works subsidiary to provide eight integrated electrical system units for the U.S. Navy‘s destroyer ships. L-3 will install the company’s Power Node Control Center on DDG 51 units to support simultaneous transfer switch, frequency converter,  circuit breaker, power conditioner, power transformer …

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L-3 Awarded Navy F-18 Depot-Level Maintenance Contract; Mark Von Schwarz Comments

Two business units of L-3 Communications will provide depot-level maintenance services to the U.S. Navy for the branch’s F/A-18 A/B/C/D aircraft fleet under a contract awarded to the company. L-3’s platform integration unit will carry out equipment updates such as structural life-extension modifications and inspections to address operational commitments, the company said Thursday. The company’s Canadian subsidiary L-3 MAS will be responsible for aircraft …

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CEO Brad Feldmann Details Cubic’s C4ISR Push, Defense Business Investments

In a one-year span that featured announcements of three acquisitions, Cubic Corp. unveiled a nearly $400 million bet that the C4ISR market will spur long-term growth in the San Diego-based contractor’s global defense business that represents roughly 60 percent of its estimated $1.5 billion in revenue. Cubic made its first move of that C4ISR expansion effort in December 2014 …

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L-3 to Repair, Overhaul Photonics Masts on Virginia-/Ohio-Class Submarines

L-3 Communications will provide depot-level upgrade, repair and overhaul services for photonics masts on Virginia-class and Ohio-class submarines under a three-year, $44.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract also covers engineering and technical support and the replacement, inspection and evaluation of the photonics mast and photonics mast …

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Research and Markets: Global UAV Flight Training and Simulation Market to Reach 6.06% CAGR in 2014-2019

Research and Markets has released a new report that predicts the global unmanned aerial vehicle flight training and simulation market will grow 6.06 percent year over year from 2014 through 2019. The Research and Markets report indicates an increasing application of electric UAVs in the defense and commercial industry because this type …

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Tony Smeraglinolo, John Hynes on Engility’s Post-TASC Deal Outlook & GovCon Services Consolidation

The government services market started to get a glimpse of what would eventually become an ongoing landscape shift in October 2014 when Engility Holdings announced its $1.3 billion acquisition of fellow Chantilly, Va.-based contractor TASC, a deal which closed in February 2015. Since the TASC deal was announced, companies in …

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Michael Niggel on ACT I’s Role in the F-35 Program and His Foreign Military Sales Outlook

Michael Niggel and his partners started Advanced Concepts and Technologies International — or ACT I — in 1998 with an initial division dedicated to foreign military sales. The Arlington, Virginia-based government services contractor now has five divisions that provide acquisition and program management support services to U.S and international defense agencies for programs …

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