L-3 picks up $200 million deal from Air Force

L-3 Communications’ (NYSE: LLL) WESCAM subsidiary has been awarded a third contract from the U.S. Air Force that will be used to purchase the firm’s MX-15Di targeting systems and MX-20D targeting systems.  The deal is valued at $200 million.

According to the firm, “over an 18-month period, three ID/IQ contracts have been awarded to WESCAM, enabling the Air Force to purchase a total of $400 million of products and services. The MX-15Di systems procured under this latest contract will be used on the Project Liberty program, which L-3 also supports as the prime contractor and systems integrator.”

“WESCAM is pleased to provide the imaging and targeting solutions needed to support the Air Force’s growing mission portfolio, ” said John Dehne, president of L-3 WESCAM. “The modular design and versatility of our product line has enabled the Air Force to outfit both legacy and new platforms with the industry’s most powerful EO/IR and laser sensors.”

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