L-3 Wins $181M for Helicopter Data Link System Named Hawklink

The MH-60R Seahawk in action L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) has won up to $181 million contract to deliver Common Data Link Hawklink systems for use in a U.S. Navy helicopter. LPublic Law-3 announced Thursday that its Communications Systems-West division will produce the CDL Hawklink for the Navy’s MH-60 Romeo light airborne multi-purpose system helicopter. Following a $141 million initial production...

L-3, Exelis Win $200M Army Contract for Aviator’s Night Vision Equipment

The U.S. Army has awarded a $200 million contract in order to acquire advanced night vision equipment, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday. L-3 Communications Corp. (NYSE:LLL) and Exelis Inc. (NYSE:XLS) each won a share on the firm-fixed-price contract to supply 3rdRemedial Design generation aviator’s night vision imaging systems. The contractors will perform work according to individual...

June GovCon M&A Activity Recap

Specialty cybersecurity and business analytics companies were in demand in the GovCon acquisition market in June, as a ship repair company acquisition, a spin-offOffice Forms Facilitator and a major in-house merger capped the M&A landscape. Here are the ten deals GovCon wire covered in June. ITT Exelis acquired Space Computer Corp., a privately-owned producer of signal processing systems, software...

L-3 Board OKs Engility Spinoff Stock Distribution; Michael Strianese Comments

L3 Communications’ (NYSE: LLL) board of directors has approved the distribution of the remaining shares of its Engility subsidiary to all of its shareholders. LPublic Law-3 said every shareholder of record as of July 16 will receive one share of Engility for every six shares of L-3 stock. “Engility will now be able to pursue new business opportunities unconstrained by organizational conflict...

QinetiQ Appoints New Business Development SVP; Mike Stolarik Comments

Mike Stolarik, QinetiQ QinetiQ North America has appointed Jerry Hogge senior vice president of business development, the company announced Monday. QinetiQ said Hogge will be responsible for acquiring new business and will oversee the strategic direction of business development activities. “As head of our business development organization, Jerry brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to...

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