Robert Gaylord Appointed L-3 Maritime Systems President

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Robert Gaylord, formerly a senior vice president and general manager at L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), has been promoted to president of the company’s maritime systems business, GovCon Wire has learned. The business comprises of 80 employees across two facilities in New Orleans and Leesburg, Va. that work to integrate electrical and electronic systems onto naval and marine platforms. Gaylord,...

Michael Strianese: L-3 Buys Data Tactics Corp. for Analytics Market Push

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L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has purchased big data analytics and cloud computing services provider Data Tactics Corp. for an undisclosed sum. McLean, Va.-based Data Tactics is a prime contractor for several national security programs in the areas of big data management and analysis, L-3 said Wednesday. Data Tactics’ customers include agencies in the military, government, public safety and...

Steve Kantor: L-3 to Build Missile Target Vehicles for MDA’s Aegis, THAAD Tests

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An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) business unit has won a potential $400 million contract to build missile target vehicles for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. The Coleman Aerospace business will develop and manufacture the medium-range ballistic missile targets in order to help MDA carry out tests on its missile defense systems, L-3 said Monday. Steve Kantor, president of L-3’s electronic systems...

L-3 Buys Radar Sensor Maker Mustang Technology; Michael Strianese Comments

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L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has purchased radar sensor builder Mustang Technology Group L.P. for an undisclosed amount in an effort to grow technology and service offerings and expand customer base. Mustang has been renamed L-3 Mustang Technology and its technologies and customers are a part of L-3’s precision engagement business within the electronic systems segment, L-3 said Thursday. Michael...

John Heller Appointed PAE CEO; Paul Cofoni Comments

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John Heller John Heller, formerly senior vice president and chief operating officer at Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL), has joined PAE as CEO and is starting in the role Thursday. Mike Dignam, president at PAE since 2010, will report to Heller who now has responsibility for executing the company’s strategic vision of becoming a leading government services provider, PAE said Thursday. “John has...

L-3 to Develop Army Vehicle Transmission Systems; Steve Kantor Comments

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L-3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LLL) combat propulsion systems division has won a $20 million contract to build new transmission systems for the U.S. Army‘s heavy vehicles. The company will perform design and development work under the Gemini Transmission program as the Army aims to maintain and upgrade its ground combat vehicle fleets, L-3 said Tuesday. Steve Kantor, president of L-3′s...

L-3 Wins $73M to Build Missile Targets for MDA

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A division of L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has won a $73,361,422 contract to develop and build medium-range ballistic missile targets for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. MDA received four proposals for the fixed-price-incentive, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursement contract through a competitive procurement process via FedBizOpps, the Defense Department said Wednesday. L-3...

L-3 Wins South Korea Laser Targeting Tech Order; Steve Kantor Comments

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An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) business unit has won a $30 million contract to provide laser designator systems to South Korea. The contract with South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration covers Scarab Ground Laser Target Designators, spares, maintenance work and training services, L-3 said Wednesday. Steve Kantor, president of L-3′s electronic systems group, said the...

L-3 Wins $357M to Update Army Reserve, Natl Guard IT System; Les Rose Comments

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An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) business unit has won a $357 million task order from the General Services Administration to help update an information technology system used by two U.S. military components. L-3 National Security Solutions will develop and integrate IT resources and software for a virtual platform used by the Army Reserve and National Guard, L-3 said Thursday. Work expected to be...

Northrop, L-3 to Build Aircraft Radar Sensors Under DARPA Program

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $5.6 million contract to develop a radar system intended to help the U.S. Air Force find targets in harsh environments, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. John Keller writes Northrop and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) will engineer prototype imaging radar sensors under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Video Synthetic Aperture...

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