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L-3 STRATIS Awarded Special Operations Contract for Enterprise Information Technology Services

NEW YORK, May 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- L-3 Communications announced today that its STRATIS division has been awarded a one year $84.9 million firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract under the U.S. Special Operations Forces Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) Distributed Computing Management Services (DCMS) program.

This contract is the largest portion of the Enterprise Information Technology Contract (EITC) recompetition and has a four-year period of performance with a maximum value of $400 million, if all option periods are exercised and incentive fees are earned.

Under this initiative, L-3 STRATIS will support USSOCOM and the DCMS program by sustaining and maintaining its distributed global enterprise information technology computing environment. Work will be performed at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., and at multiple U.S. and overseas locations.

"The hard work and dedication of every individual on STRATIS' USSOCOM mission support team made the difference in our selection as the SITEC DCMS lead," said Les Rose, president of L-3 STRATIS. "We look forward to our continuing relationship with USSOCOM and engaging the entire SITEC team to make this program a tremendous success."

L-3 STRATIS, located in Reston, Va., has 5,000 employees serving customers worldwide. The company delivers specialized services in support of government and commercial entities, providing advanced technology and project management solutions for intelligence and enterprise information technology operations, and for all missions across the cyber domain. To learn more about L-3 STRATIS, please visit the company's website at

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications employs approximately 63,000 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 2010 sales of $15.7 billion.

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