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L-3 Names Curtis Brunson Executive Vice President

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2009-- L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that it has named Curtis Brunson to the position of executive vice president responsible for corporate strategy and development. In this new position, Mr. Brunson will be responsible for leading the execution of L-3’s business strategy, including customer relationships, technical development and business development. Mr. Brunson will continue to report to Michael T. Strianese, chairman, president and chief executive officer of L-3.

“Since joining L-3’s corporate leadership team in 2007, Curtis has been an instrumental part of our strategic initiatives, including focusing and strengthening relationships with customers, shaping our product and services portfolio and realigning key business areas,” said Mr. Strianese. “His contributions have enhanced the overall performance of L-3 as well as our business outlook. I am very pleased to recognize Curtis’ accomplishments and look forward to his continued contributions to L-3 as our executive vice president.”

Mr. Brunson has over 35 years of management experience with L-3, Loral and its heritage companies. In 2007, Mr. Brunson was named as L-3’s senior vice president – corporate strategy and development. Prior to that, he was president of L-3 Communication Systems-West in Salt Lake City. Mr. Brunson began his career in 1972 with Sperry Systems Management Division, prior to its merger into Unisys Government Services.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the New York Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in computer science from Polytechnic Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications employs over 64,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aircraft modernization and maintenance, C3ISR (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 2008 sales of $14.9 billion.

To learn more about L-3, please visit the company's Web site at www.L-3com.com. L-3 uses its Web site as a channel of distribution of material company information. Financial and other material information regarding L-3 is routinely posted on the company’s Web site and is readily accessible.

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Source: L-3 Communications

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