NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2009--
L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its Command &
Control Systems and Software (C2S2) division has been awarded an
indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract by the U.S.
Navy for software, planning and engineering services tasks. This is a
one-year award with four optional years. If all options are exercised,
it would be valued at $87.4 million.
Under this contract, L-3 will provide a broad array of services
including support for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance
(ISR) systems; unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) motion imagery software
development, emergency preparedness planning, technology validation, and
mission training for the Navy’s ISR & Information Operations Department,
various joint programs and the Federal Emergency Management Agency and
Department of Homeland Security.
“Our solid program performance and commitment to our naval customer over
the past five years has resulted in this follow-on award,” said John
Medea, president of L-3 C2S2. "By blending information technology and
software capabilities from across our services business, our L-3 team
will continue to be a cost-effective, low-risk source for ISR systems
support and extended applications to other Navy and joint programs.”
L-3 C2S2, headquartered in Marlton, N.J., has more than 3,400 employees
worldwide. Command & Control Systems and Software (C2S2) assists its
customers in moving technology from concept to deployment by providing
Systems and Software Engineering and Integration, Software Development,
Sustainment and Modernization, Training, Field Support Services, and
Logistics capabilities. To learn more about L-3 C2S2 please visit
the company’s Web site at www.L-3Com.com/C2S2.
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.
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Source: L-3 Communications
L-3 Services Group
Vice President, Strategic Communications