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  • L3 Expands Flight Training Facility; Christopher Kubasik Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Expands Flight Training Facility; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

    L3 Technologies has doubled the size of its facility in Texas that offers military and commercial pilot training for fixed-wing aircraft, helicopter and unmanned platforms. The company said Saturday it added 40K square feet of space at the Arlington Training Center to include an additional six full-flight simulators, classrooms equipped with virtual and augmented reality […] More

  • L3 to Update Navy Towed Array Sonar Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 to Update Navy Towed Array Sonar Systems

    The U.S. Navy has awarded L3 Technologies a $49.4M contract to provide technical, logistics and inventory management support for the service branch's sonar devices. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company’s ocean systems division will evaluate, repair and update TB-23/BQ towed array system modules and related test equipment under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Work will occur through December 2021 […] More

  • Boeing, L3 Secure Navy EA-18G Flight Trainer Contracts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing, L3 Secure Navy EA-18G Flight Trainer Contracts

    The U.S. Navy has awarded a $9.6 million contract to L3 Technologies and a $9.2 million contract to Boeing to supply flight training systems designed to train EA-18G pilots on tactical missions. Each company will provide two EA-18G tactical operational flight trainers and Boeing will also build one brief/debrief station for the service branch, the Defense Department said Friday. The Naval Air […] More

  • ULA's Tory Bruno: Space Industrial Base Stability Needed for Mars Exploration Missions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA's Tory Bruno: Space Industrial Base Stability Needed for Mars Exploration Missions

    Tory Bruno, president and CEO of United Launch Alliance, has told a Senate subcommittee that planned exploration missions to Mars demand a “space industrial base of enormous breadth and depth.“ Bruno said in a testimony published Wednesday that ULA has formed strategic partnerships with Aerojet Rocketdyne, L3 Technologies, Spincraft and other companies to supply key components for […] More

  • SpaceX Rocket Sends 7th Iridium NEXT Satellite Batch to Orbit; Matt Desch Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SpaceX Rocket Sends 7th Iridium NEXT Satellite Batch to Orbit; Matt Desch Comments

    Iridium Communications' seventh batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites took off Wednesday aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch is the seventh of eight Iridium NEXT satellite missions that SpaceX agreed to perform to replace the McLean, Va.-based company’s existing network of 66 satellites in low-Earth orbit, Iridium said Wednesday. […] More

  • L3 Subsidiary to Procure Aircraft for MDA's High-Altitude Observatory Tech Modernization Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Subsidiary to Procure Aircraft for MDA’s High-Altitude Observatory Tech Modernization Program

    The Missile Defense Agency has awarded a three-year, $73.2 million contract modification to an L3 Technologies business unit to procure aircraft that can accommodate an updated High Altitude Observatory system. L3 Aeromet will help MDA buy and equip three used planes with the HALO platform under the modification, which increases the contract’s total potential value from $564.1 million […] More

  • L3-Air Tractor Partnership Offers ISR Aircraft Compatibility With BAE Sensor Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3-Air Tractor Partnership Offers ISR Aircraft Compatibility With BAE Sensor Tech

    Air Tractor and L3 Technologies have updated a joint intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and light strike aircraft offering to support compatibility with a suite of BAE System-built sensors. The AT-802L Longsword platform can now accommodate BAE’s COBRA signals intelligence and electronic warfare sensor technologies on a wing station pod or in an inboard system, L3 said Monday. BAE designed COBRA […] More

  • Richard Cody to Retire as L3 SVP of Washington Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Richard Cody to Retire as L3 SVP of Washington Operations

    Richard Cody, senior vice president of L3 Technologies‘ Washington operations, will retire from his role after a 10-year career at the company. He concurrently chaired the military electronics producer’s political action committee and previously served as the U.S. Army‘s vice chief of staff for four years, L3 said Monday. Christopher Kubasik, L3's president and chief executive […] More

  • L3 Wescam Reports $300M in ISR Sensor Tech Orders - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Wescam Reports $300M in ISR Sensor Tech Orders

    L3 Technologies‘ Wescam business has booked more than $300 million in contracts during the first quarter of this year to supply domestic and international customers with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance sensors. The company said Monday sensors within its MX product line are equipped with optical and processing technologies and designed to integrate with manned and unmanned aircraft platforms, land […] More

  • L3 to Demo Manned-Unmanned Teaming Approach at International Airshow - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 to Demo Manned-Unmanned Teaming Approach at International Airshow

    L3 Technologies has announced it will demonstrate a new weapon systems synchronization approach on Tuesday at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. The company said Friday it will perform Manned-Unmanned Teaming, the integration of different combat systems in aims to reduce sensor-to-shooter time and boost situational awareness. The approach works to facilitate the sharing of high-bandwidth […] More

  • CTSi Demos Navigation System Prototype Under Navy SBIR Program's Phase 3 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CTSi Demos Navigation System Prototype Under Navy SBIR Program’s Phase 3

    Coherent Technical Services Inc. has collaborated with L3 Technologies to demonstrate an integrated communication and navigation technology designed to work in a GPS-denied or contested environment. CTSi said Tuesday it developed and flight-tested the Enhanced Link Navigation System prototype under an $8.7 million Small Business Innovative Research phase 3 contract from the U.S. Navy. Pilots at aviation company Airtec provided turn-key support during the flight […] More

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