Tuesday, June 30, 2009

L-3 Receives $375 Million Contract In Support of U.S. Air Forces Europe

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL - News) announced today that its MPRI division has been awarded a follow-on contract by the U.S. 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 million.
Under this contract, L-3 will provide the USAFE with a variety of advisory and assistance services (A&AS), including engineering and technical services; management and professional support; and studies, analysis and evaluation services to maintain and enhance government owned computer software and provide intelligence analysis support. These activities will be provided to the headquarters of the European Command and its subordinate commands throughout Europe.
Jim Jackson, senior vice president of MPRI’s International Group, noted that the company’s outstanding performance on the current USAFE A&AS contract resulted in this follow-on award. "After a 5-year incumbency, we look forward to L-3’s continued participation in supporting our military customers in the European theater,” he added.
L-3 has received its first two task orders under this contract, valued at $14.4 million, to provide A&AS services to the Joint Intelligence Operations Center-Europe Analytic Center (JAC) in the United Kingdom and at the Warrior Preparation Center (WPC) in Germany.
MPRI, headquartered in Alexandria, Va., has more than 4,000 employees worldwide. To learn more about MPRI, please visit the company’s Web site at www.mpri.com.
Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications employs approximately 65,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aircraft modernization and maintenance, C3ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems and government services. L-3 is also a leading provider of high technology products, subsystems and systems. The company reported 2008 sales of $14.9 billion.
To learn more about L-3, please visit the company's Web site at www.L-3com.com. L-3 uses its Web site as a channel of distribution of material company information. Financial and other material information regarding L-3 is routinely posted on the company’s Web site and is readily accessible.
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