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.