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L-3 Appoints Robert E. Leskow to Lead Its Marine and Power Systems Group

NEW YORK, Apr 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that Robert E. Leskow has been appointed as corporate vice president and president of L-3's Marine and Power Systems Group effective June 1, 2010. Mr. Leskow will report to L-3 chairman, president and chief executive officer Michael T. Strianese, and he succeeds Steve Kantor, who was recently appointed president of L-3's Services Group.

With more than 25 years of operational and financial management experience, Mr. Leskow had been serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer of L-3's Marine and Power Systems Group since 2002, overseeing the operations of its 20 operating companies. Prior to joining L-3, he was the corporate controller for Signal Technology Corporation from 1999-2002, and held various management and financial leadership positions with Lockheed Martin and Loral.

"Bob has the extensive operational experience to execute on our growth strategy and lead the Marine and Power Systems Group," said Mr. Strianese. "I look forward to his increased contributions as a group president."

Mr. Leskow holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Bridgeport and a master's in business administration from Pace University.

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications employs approximately 67,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in C3ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance and government services. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. The company reported 2009 sales of $15.6 billion.

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