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L-3 Awarded Naval Systems Engineering and Technical Services Contract

NEW YORK, Mar 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its Command & Control Systems and Software (C2S2) division has been awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by the U.S. Navy for systems engineering and technical support services. This is a one-year award with four option years. If all options are exercised, the total contract value will be $187.4 million.

Under this contract, L-3 will provide a broad array of services, including systems engineering and integration, avionics, software and air vehicle technology insertion, environmental engineering, program performance and engineering assessment, analysis, and planning.

"This contract award represents a significant opportunity to support the Navy's programs over their entire life cycle - from systems design to reclamation and disposal," said C2S2 president John Medea. "The renewal of this contract affirms our 26-year relationship with our NAVAIR customer and allows our seasoned professionals to continue to provide exceptional support to the warfighter."

L-3 C2S2, headquartered in Eatontown, N.J., has more than 3,400 employees worldwide and 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. With established credentials in C4ISR and aviation technologies, C2S2 supports multiple services within the Department of Defense and other federal agencies. To learn more about L-3 C2S2, 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 2009 sales of $15.6 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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SOURCE: L-3 Communications

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