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

L3 logoAn 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 company created a new business area with this win as L-3 aims to grow the international market footprint of its imaging product line.

Scarab systems contain rangefinding and infrared thermal imager tools that work to help warfighters identify targets during the day or at night.

The system is also built as a tripod-mounted, single man-portable system and is designed to run on a battery for more than an hour.

L-3 is scheduled to start delivering the designators to South Korea in mid-2014.

You may also be interested in...

DISA

DISA Seeks Potential FAMIS-WCF Financial System Sustainment, Enhancement Support Sources

The Defense Information Systems Agency has started to seek information on potential vendors that could help enhance and provide sustainment support for DISA’s Financial Accounting Management Information System for the Working Capital Funds platform.

Potomac Officers Club Hosts PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield

Potomac Officers Club’s Ensuring PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield Hosted Expert Panel to Discuss Defense Resilience and Capabilities

During Potomac Officers Club’s Ensuring PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield Virtual Event, an expert panel, comprised of notable leaders across the defense sector, took the stage to discuss how military PNT capabilities have become vital to the nation’s ability to shape the global environment, deter aggression, and fight and win wars, now and in the future.