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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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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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