L-3 Communications Corporation, headquartered in New York, New York is a leading supplier of a broad range of products and services used in a substantial number of aerospace and defense platforms. L-3 is also a major supplier of systems, subsystems and products on many platforms, including those for secure networked communications and communication products, mobile satellite communications, information security systems, shipboard communications, naval power systems, missiles and munitions, telemetry and instrumentation and airport security systems.
L-3 Applied Signal & Image Technology (L-3 ASIT), headquartered in Linthicum Heights, MD, has been a provider of innovative signal processing solutions for use by the U.S. military and intelligence community since 1992. ASIT specializes in the research, engineering and production of signal processing systems. The company designs, develops and integrates tactical communications intelligence (COMINT), measurement and signature intelligence (MASINT) and electronic attack (EA) systems for both ground and airborne installations, including fixed-wing aircraft, rotary-wing aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). L-3 ASIT has specific expertise in precision radio-signal direction finding and geo-location and is also widely recognized for the development of innovative signal processing algorithms for extracting information from MASINT signatures, such as hyperspectral imagery, in support of national programs.
L-3 Command & Control Systems and Software (C2S2) (formerly MKI Systems) has developed and utilizes the following core competencies in our business dealings to ensure that the client receives the very best support in Operations Research and Systems Analysis, Chemical Biological Radiological & Nuclear Defense Support, and Bio Technologies Acquisition, Analysis, & Support.
L-3 Electron Technologies, Inc. (ETI), is a leading provider of high-reliability products to space and defense customers. For more than 45 years we have been recognized as the industry's foremost manufacturer of high-power radio frequency amplifiers for satellite communications and radar applications. Today, in addition to offering a full range of microwave and millimeter wave amplifiers, L-3 ETI also develops and manufactures state-of-the-art electric thrusters for interplanetary spacecraft propulsion and satellite stationkeeping. L-3 ETI has hardware on over 150 satellites in operation for more than 400 million in-orbit operating hours.
L-3 Communication Systems-East, headquartered in Camden, NJ, specializes in the design, development and production of integrated communications systems supporting space, ground, air and naval operations next generation requirements. Organized as four business areas, L-3 CS-E currently focuses on, Information Assurance, Information Processing, Intelligence Integrated Communications, Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Unattended Ground Sensors and Space Communications.
L-3 Communication Systems-West (CSW) is a leader in defense electronics for strategic and tactical military operations. CSW provides high-performance data link systems to transfer information to and from aircraft, ships, satellites and ground stations throughout the world. L-3 Photonics is part of CSW, and develops advanced photonic systems and components for the U.S. Government and is a provider of high-speed photonic networks for the aircraft industry. L-3 CSW Nova Engineering develops and manufactures state-of-the-art wireless communications systems, including ad hoc mesh network routers, unattended sensor systems, flight test telemetry devises, advanced waveform implementation and software-defined radio systems.
L-3 Communications ComCept Division, headquartered in Rockwall, TX, with offices in Stafford, VA, specializes in systems engineering to include innovative networking, requirements development, modeling, simulation, and communications. Our acumen includes sophisticated networking and coordinated, web-based techniques. We develop advanced wireless Network Centric Warfare concepts that greatly enhance use of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance assets of our nation and its allies. L-3 ComCept specializes in developing sensor networks between platforms in the domains of sea, air, land, and space. Machine-to-Machine (M2M) cross-cueing and data fusion networks have been field-tested and proven using multiple communications pathways in a multiple level security environment.
L-3 Enterprise IT Solutions (L-3 EITS), formerly Titan, is the Information Technology Center of Excellence. This division has nearly 2,600 employees, and has successfully served the Department of Defense, federal civilian government agencies and state and local governments with a broad range of IT services and solutions for over 30 years.
L-3 Global Security & Engineering Solutions (GS&ES), headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, has nearly 3,000 employees throughout the United States and worldwide providing a broad range of technical, analytical, operational, and security services and products to Government and commercial customers. Core capabilities include integrated security solutions and services, engineering and technical services, program management and financial analysis, as well as an array of Homeland Security/Homeland Defense-related products and services. Engility Corporation, headquartered in Billerica, MA, is a systems acquisition solutions and services provider. Engility, formerly SyColeman, was formed in 2002 through the integration of SY Technology, Inc., and Coleman Research Corporation.
L-3 Communications Integrated Systems (L-3/IS), headquartered in Greenville, TX, is recognized internationally as a systems integration organization specializing in the modernization and maintenance of aircraft of all sizes, and the study, design, development, and integration of special-mission systems for military and commercial applications. L-3/IS has more than 23,000 employees worldwide.
L-3 Intelligence Solutions Division is an industry leader in Information Management and Sharing, with emphasis on serving the Intelligence and National Security Communities; 97% of its 2,300 employees hold an active government security clearance in more than 28 sites worldwide. L-3 ISD provides a wide range of Intelligence Analyst support, software and systems design, development and integration to government intelligence customers and prime contractors.
L-3 Communications has the following reportable business segments:
* Aircraft Modernization and Maintenance (AM&M)
* Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS)
* Avionics Systems
* C2S2/Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR)
* Communication Systems-East
* Communication Systems-West
* Crestview Aerospace
* Electron Technologies (L-3 Communications ETI)
* Electronic Systems
* Global Security and Engineering Solutions
* Government Services
* L-3 Intelligence Solutions Division (including the former Titan Corporation, which became L-3 Titan)
* L3 IS Waco
* Integrated Systems - Platform Integration Division (PID)
* L-3 Interstate Electronics Corporation
* Joint Operations Group/IS
* L-3 Flight International
* Link Simulation & Training
* Mission Integration Division (MID) -- Greenville, TX (formerly L-3 IS Greenville)
* L-3 MPRI
* L-3 Space and Navigation
* SPD Electrical Systems, Inc.
* STRATIS (formerly Enterprise IT Solutions & Intelligence Solutions Divisions)
* System Field Support -- Vertex
* L-3 Vertex (aviation operations)
Electron Technologies, Inc. (ETI) was acquired by L-3 Communications in 2005 (formerly the Microwave Tube Division of Hughes Aircraft Company, founded in 1959). L-3 Communications acquired The Titan Corporation in July 2005. L-3 Titan Advanced Technologies Applications Group (ATAG) was the former Jaycor. Titan Corporation acquired BTG in late 2001. Global Network Solutions, formerly Aydin Communications, was acquired by L-3 Communications in April 1999.
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- Specialized military operations
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