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L-3 Awarded $92 Million Task Order by U.S. Army

NEW YORK, Oct 28, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced that its Global Security & Engineering Solutions (GS&ES) unit has been awarded a five-year, $92.2 million task order by the General Services Administration's Federal Acquisition Service for the U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). The company will provide architecture and analysis services that will serve as the foundation for joint operations concepts for the Army and the Joint Staff.

Under the task order, GS&ES will support the Army Architecture Integration and Management Directorate (AIMD) and the Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC), as well as other TRADOC centers of excellence throughout the continental United States. The subcontractors supporting L-3 on this program include SI International, Lockheed Martin, 3D Learning Solutions and CAS, Inc.

"TRADOC AIMD has a critical mission -- establishing and enforcing policy standards for the Army's operational architecture community," said Jerry Bates, president of GS&ES. "Our many years of experience with the best experts in the field, proven architectural processes, and demonstrated performance give us an enduring capability to deliver the highest quality architecture products and services."

The General Services Administration's (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) will manage the task order, which was awarded under the GSA's ANSWER contract.

L-3 Global Security & Engineering Solutions is a division of L-3 Communications. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, GS&ES has more than 3,000 employees worldwide providing a broad range of technical, analytical, operational and security services and products to Government and commercial customers. Core capabilities include advanced security solutions and services, engineering and technical solutions and services, program management, and operational support services.

To learn more about GS&ES, please visit the division's Web site at

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications employs over 64,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aircraft modernization and maintenance, C(3)ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems and government services. L-3 is also a leading provider of high technology products, subsystems and systems. The company reported 2007 sales of $14 billion.

To learn more about L-3, please visit the company's Web site at

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