L3 Technologies (LLL) has won a contract to provide 800-horsepower transmission kits for the Republic of Korea Army’s K21 Infantry Fighting Vehicle and the Light Recovery Vehicle programs.
L3 has supported the country’s armed forces with advanced military vehicle transmission systems since 1999.
The award is initially valued at $17.3 million, with product deliveries expected to begin in the third quarter of 2017 and be completed by 2019, the company announced Thursday.
“This win exemplifies L3’s focus on forming enduring customer relationships and providing enabling, high-technology products. Also, this contract expands our international business in markets that offer new and follow-on opportunities.” said Michael T. Strianese, L3’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Work will be done by L3’s Combat Propulsion Systems division, which is part of the Power & Propulsion Systems sector within the Electronic Systems business segment.
L3 Combat Propulsion Systems, located in Muskegon, Michigan, is a Manufacturing Center of Excellence, providing heavy manufacturing to allied militaries worldwide, with a focus on engines and transmissions for ground combat vehicles.
L-3 Communications has been selected by the government of Kuwait to provide maintenance and logistics services to its KC-130J aircraft. The contract estimated $6 million is expected to be completed by August 2015
L-3 Communications has won contract from the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to provide Medium-Range Ballistic Missile (MRBM) target vehicles for use in tests of missile defense systems. The initial value of the award is approximately $73 million, with additional options valued at more than $400 million over the next five years
Raytheon Company successfully fired TALON laser-guided rockets from an L-3 remote weapon station using an LAU-68 launcher. The test demonstrated that the lightweight remote weapon system can provide protection for small ships by incorporating the currently fielded launcher, sensor systems and TALON missiles
South Korea is buying L-3 Communications Scarab Thermal Imager Laser Designator (TILD-A) for aerial laser-guided bombs. According to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), L-3 Communications has been selected for a $46 million contract over the other two competitors; the Ground Laser Target Designator (GLTD)-III built by Northrop Grumman and the Portable Laser Lightweight Designator developed by Israels Elbit Systems
L3 Technologies has acquired Doss Aviation.The acquisition was completed on September 12, 2017, and the terms were not disclosed
L3 Technologies (L3 KEO) is being awarded $7 million contract for MK 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System (EOSS) and MK 46 Optical Sight System retrofit, refurbishment, and upgrade services and depot spares. This order includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $17,224,144, a US DoD release said
US firms Air Tractor and L3 will be offering their jointly developed AT-802L Longsword aircraft to participate in the fly-off at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico on Aug. 8 and 9
South Korea's Lotte Group has approved a land swap with the government on Monday that will enable US authorities to deploy Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) system. The government decided last year to deploy the US THAAD system in response to the North Korean missile threat, on land that is part of a golf course owned by Lotte in the Seongju region, southeast of Seoul, various media reported today
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