L-3 Communications announced that its Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) business has been awarded a position to compete under the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Training Systems Acquisition (TSA) III contract. L-3 is one of 12 large company contractors to compete for future TSA III task orders over the next 10 years, which, collectively, could have a potential value of $20.9 billion.
L-3 Communications announced that it acquired the assets of MITEQ, Inc. on January 21, 2015 for $41 million, subject to customary adjustments. The business will be combined with L-3’s Narda Microwave-East business located in Hauppauge, N.Y., and the new organization will be called L-3 Narda-Miteq.
L-3 and Lemko Corp. flew an ultra-light airborne 4G LTE SwarmNetwork for tactical air to ground broadband communications. The X5 aerial demonstration proved that the same high-speed data infrastructure available in fixed mounted or dismounted configurations on the ground can be further supported from the air. Lemko's solution surpasses traditional LTE coverage bubbles by the ODC SwarmNetwork providing an ad-hoc LTE network with roaming, hand-off and survivability between nodes.
L-3 Communications announced that its L-3 GCS subsidiary has been awarded a contract by USSOCOM to develop and manufacture Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite systems. The program will provide tactically deployed Special Operations Forces with worldwide communications connectivity.
L-3 Communications announced that its Warrior Systems – Insight Technology unit has been awarded a $50 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract for Binocular Night Vision Devices (BNVD) for use by the U.S. Special Operations Command.
L-3 Communications announced that it acquired 3Di Technologies LLC (3Di). 3Di provides highly specialized end-to-end secure satellite communications utilized by forward-deployed United States special operations and in-theater personnel. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The business will be included in the Microwave Group within L-3’s Electronic Systems...
L-3 Communications announced that its MPRI division has been awarded a follow-on contract by the US Air Forces Europe (USAFE). This five-year IDIQ contract consists of a base year plus four option years, with a total contract potential of $375 M. Under this contract, L-3 will provide the USAFE...