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L-3 Receives Prime Contract In Support of Army PEO Program

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2009-- L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced today that its MPRI division has been awarded a follow-on contract by the U.S. Army Program Executive Officer Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS). This indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract, awarded to multiple vendors, consists of a base year plus four option years, with a total potential value of $500 million.

Under this initiative, L-3 will provide the Army with program management support services, including engineering, information assurance, logistics, acquisition support, training and strategic communications. The contract provides services to PEO-EIS headquarters and various sites in support of the Army's evolving requirements for information dominance and security.

Dan Keefe, senior vice president and general manager of MPRI's National Group noted that the company's outstanding performance on the current PEO-EIS program resulted in this follow-on award. "L-3 has been a trusted partner for over six years, supporting the Army in their vital ongoing mission to provide acquisition excellence and the rapid fielding of services and products that better serve our soldiers."

MPRI, headquartered in Alexandria, Va., has more than 4,000 employees worldwide. To learn more about MPRI, please visit the company’s Web site at

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications employs over 66,000 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 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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