Tag Archives: Michael Strianese

L3 Technologies Plans Aircraft Simulator Production, Training Hubs in London

L3 Technologies‘ commercial training solutions business will collaborate with the Surrey County Council in England to establish a London-based airline training center and a production facility for aircraft simulators. The company said Monday it plans to open the L3 London Training Center in the second quarter of 2018. L3 added the other facility will be built to produce 30 simulators …

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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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Aerospace Industries Association Appoints New Board of Governors Members for 2017

The defense sector trade group Aerospace Industries Association has elected new members its executive board of governors for 2017 that includes at least 20 government contracting industry leaders. AIA said Thursday Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg was chosen to serve as the association’s chairman of the board and Raytheon chief executive Thomas Kennedy was elected …

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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 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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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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Michael Strianese: Sequestration Raises R&D Concerns for Industry

L-3 Communications CEO Michael Strianese has said his work as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association involves continued efforts to work with Congress and the Defense Department in areas such as budget cuts and innovation. Strianese told Defense News in an interview posted Saturday that AIA seeks to stop sequestration and its impact on U.S. technological advantage due to a lack …

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Vincent Pagano Jr. Appointed to L-3 Board of Directors

L-3 Communications has named Vincent Pagano, Jr., former partner at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP, as one of its board of directors. Pagano brings 32 years of portfolio experience as a corporate lawyer at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett where he led the firm’s capital markets and public company advisory practices and …

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L-3 Forms National Security Solutions Group After Engility Spinoff; Michael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications has reorganized its cyber, intelligence and security solutions businesses after its government services group completed its spinoff into a independent and publicly traded company known as Engility. The three businesses have combined to form a new National Security Solutions group, which will provide solutions for the Defense Department, the intelligence …

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