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BAE Taps L3 to Support Compass Call EW System Transition to Newer Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2018 — BAE Systems is collaborating with L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) to transfer the former’s Compass Call electronic warfare technology from the legacy EC-130H to the newer EC-37B aircraft as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s Cross Deck program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The system migration to the Gulfstream G550-based EC-37B aims to facilitate greater …

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Report: L3 Picks Gulfstream 550 Aircraft for USAF Compass Call Replacement

Ann Stefanek, spokeswoman for the U.S. Air Force, has said that L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has selected the Gulfstream Aerospace-built Gulfstream 550 airborne early warning aircraft to replace the military branch’s current electronic attack platform, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. The Air Force contracted L3 to move electronic warfare technologies currently carried by EC-130H …

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Air Force Taps L3 to Potentially Choose New Electronic Attack Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2017 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has been named by the U.S. Air Force as a potential decision-maker in the service branch’s effort to replace its current fleet of EC-130H Compass Call electronic attack aircraft, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. Defense One reported Tuesday that Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, the …

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Historic: USAF Allows Defense Company to Choose Next Plane

In a move that Defense One described as “unprecedented,” the U.S. Air Force plans to allow a defense company to choose the USAF’s new electronic-attack jet. According to industry sources and Pentagon officials, this is the first time in the 70-year history of the Air Force that a defense contractor has …

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