L3 Technologies Awarded Contract for U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer

October 30, 2018 – L3 Technologies announced today that it has been selected for a $36 million demonstration of existing technologies (DET) contract award for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ-LB) program. The DET program encompasses a period of performance of 20 months, culminating in a demonstration at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. “Our team is thrilled with the opportunity to participate in this important Navy program” The Next Generation Jammer will augment, and eventually replace, the ALQ-99 tactical jamming system currently integrated on the EA-18G…

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US Navy Contract Announcements October 25, 2018

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded not-to-exceed $131,555,000 for order N0001919F2410 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-16-G-0001). This undefinitized contract action is for the procurement and upgrade of weapon replaceable assemblies to optimize the Block I low-rate initial production F/A-18E/F Infrared Search and Track systems, including technical risk reduction in support of engineering change proposal development and F/A-18 integration and tactics development. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (73 percent); and St. Louis, Missouri (27 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2022.…

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Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies to Combine in Merger of Equals

October 14, 2018 – Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies, Inc. have agreed to combine in an all stock merger of equals to create a global defense technology leader, focused on developing differentiated and mission critical solutions for customers around the world. Under the terms of the merger agreement, which was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, L3 shareholders will receive a fixed exchange ratio of 1.30 shares of Harris common stock for each share of L3 common stock, consistent with the 60-trading day average exchange ratio of…

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CTSi Successfully Flight Tests New Prototype Navigation System to Replace GPS in Highly Contested Environments for US Navy

CTSi and partner L3 Technologies completed flight-testing this month of a newly developed integrated communication and navigation system for use in highly contested and GPS-denied environments. Designated the Enhanced Link Navigation System (ELNS), the prototype was built under a Navy $8.7M Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase III contract and flight tested at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport near Patuxent River, MD. @GoCTSi Successfully Flight Tests New Prototype Navigation System to Replace GPS for the @USNavy! #Innovation “Our team put ELNS in the air in less than 18 months. It…

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L3 Awarded A Contract for the Australian Offshore Patrol Vessel Program

L3 Technologies announced April 16th that it has been awarded a contract for the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) SEA 1180 Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV). The prime contractor, Luerssen Australia Pty Ltd., has selected L3 Communications Australia Pty Ltd. to provide the integrated communications, bridge, navigation and platform management systems for all 12 OPV platforms. “This strategy enables the Australian government’s Naval Shipbuilding Strategy to further benefit from L3 Communications Australia’s advanced maritime integration and manufacturing capabilities.” “L3’s work on the OPV design and construction phase will enable us to continue…

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L3 Collaborates With BAE Systems for SEA5000 Program Pursuit

L3 Technologies announced today that it will support the BAE Systems Power and Propulsion Team by providing the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for the upcoming Royal Australian Navy (RAN) SEA5000 program pursuit. “The proposed system shares its core technology with more than 200 naval ships in 22 different navies, and we are pleased to support BAE’s proposal for SEA5000 with such leading-edge technology” L3 was selected to provide the IPMS, as well as Controls and Instrumentation (C&I), for the nine Type 26 Global Combat Ships proposed for the SEA5000…

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