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L3 Completes $117M Purchase of Implant Sciences’ Explosive Trace Detection Business

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), then L-3 Communications, has wrapped up its purchase of Implant Sciences’ explosive trace detection business for $117.5 million cash through an asset purchase agreement. Michael Strianese, chairman and CEO of L3, said in a statement released Thursday the acquisition will help expand L3’s presence in national security …

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L-3 Subsidiary Receives $90M in Orders for Electro-Optical/IR Imaging Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2017 — An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary has secured a series of contracts worth at least $90 million for electro-optical/infrared imaging systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. L-3 WESCAM will provide its MX-series systems to the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Air Force Special Operations Command, Thailand’s navy …

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Air Force Issues RFP for $16B T-X Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has released a request for proposals for a potential $16.3 billion program that seeks to build a new trainer jet designed to replace the T-38 aircraft and train pilots of F-22 and F-35 fighter jets, Air University reported Friday. The RFP for the Advanced Pilot Training program …

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December 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Remains Flat on Pre-Holiday Trading

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed unchanged. Financial markets were thinly traded and showed minor change in preparation for the upcoming Holiday. The GovCon Index ending the day at 88.541 up 0.001 points or 0.001 percent. Gainers outplaced decliners 19 to 11. Market Summary Index Value Net Change % Change GovCon Index …

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L-3 to Supply Security Scanners to U.S. Airports Under TSA Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2016 — The Transportation Security Administration has awarded L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) a $21 million order to provide security scanners to support passenger screenings at local airports, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The security and detection systems division of the aviation products and security sector under L-3’s …

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State Dept OKs $1.75B Sale of P-8A Patrol Aircraft, Support to Norway

The State Department has approved Norway’s request to buy Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A patrol aircraft and associated support under a $1.75 billion foreign military sales agreement  with the U.S. government. Norway asked to purchase up to five P-8A aircraft with commercial engines, tactical open mission software, electro-optical and infrared MX-20HD, AN/AAQ-2(V)1 acoustic …

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Defense News: Airbus Wins Potential $2.3B Search & Rescue Aircraft Replacement Contract With Canada

Canada has selected Airbus-built C-295 to serve as the next fixed-wing search-and-rescue aircraft and replace the country’s fleet of aging C-130s and Buffalo planes under a potential $2.3 billion contract, Defense News reported Wednesday. David Pugliese writes Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s defense minister,  and Judy Foote, the country’s procurement officer, are set to …

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L-3 Unveils New Name & Rebranding to Reflect Technology Strategy Shift

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) will transition to the new name of L3 Technologies on Dec. 31 in an effort to reflect the New York City-based defense contractor’s repositioning as a provider of technology products. The company will also transition its portal to the new address L3T.com and update the corporate logo while its New …

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Air Force Picks 16 Firms for $11.4B Fielded Active Weapon Tech Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a potential seven-year, $11.40 billion contract to 16 companies for support services to the Defense Department‘s fielded active weapon systems. The Air Force Sustainment Center in Oklahoma received 25 offers for the Contract Field Teams indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive procurement,  DoD said Thursday. The CFT …

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Leidos’ Roger Krone Joins Board of Governors at Aerospace Industries Association

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2016 —  Aerospace Industries Association has elected Roger Krone, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) chairman and CEO, to its executive board of governors for 2017, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Krone will join Boeing (NYSE: BA) CEO Dennis Muilenburg and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy, who will respectively serve as …

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