L-3 Wins $92.2 Million Contract to Design and Manufacture Large Advanced Mobile Power Sources (LAMPS) for the U.S. Army

  L-3 Wins $92.2 Million Contract to Design and Manufacture Large Advanced
  Mobile Power Sources (LAMPS) for the U.S. Army

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- December 20, 2012

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its Westwood division has
been awarded a contract to design and manufacture the next generation of 100
kW and 200 kW generator sets, known as Large Advanced Mobile Power Sources
(LAMPS), for the U.S. Army. The initial $11.5 million delivery order will
provide Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) over a 32-month
period. Additionally, there are three production options (for a total of up to
36 months) with a contract ceiling price of $92.2 million.

LAMPS is a modernization program that will provide more mobile, reliable and
logistically supportable tactical electric power sources for the U.S.
Department of Defense’s (DoD) 21^st century digitized forces. LAMPS will
replace the currently fielded 100 and 200 kW Military-Standard generator sets
procured from 1980 through 1992 and the Tactical Quiet Generator (TQG) sets
initially fielded in 2004. The new equipment will provide improved tactical
electric power to combat, combat support and combat service support units
throughout the U.S. Army and the other military services within the DoD.

“We are excited that Westwood has been selected to design the next generation
of LAMPS, which will support our troops for years to come,” said Robert E.
Leskow, president of L-3’s Marine and Power Systems Group. “We look forward to
providing the U.S. Army with a quality product and to working together as a
team on this vital effort. This is another example of how L-3 is providing
fuel-efficient power generation solutions to the U.S. Army.”

L-3 Westwood is a leader in the design and manufacture of Tactical Quiet
Generator sets for the U.S. Department of Defense. The company has designed
and built electrical distribution and control equipment since 1968, including
many different types of power and signal switchboards. L-3 Westwood equipment
has been installed on a full range of naval vessels – from nuclear-powered
aircraft carriers to destroyer escorts, submarines and special-purpose small
boats. In addition, L-3 Westwood has extensive experience and a large library
of design information to support these vessels. The company also designs and
builds signal switchboards for all types of applications. To learn more,
please visit the company’s website at www.L-3com.com/Westwood.

Comprising more than 25 operating companies, L-3 Marine & Power Systems (L-3
M&PS) is a worldwide leader in maritime automation and control, navigation,
communications, dynamic positioning, and power distribution and conditioning
for the U.S. Navy, allied foreign navies and commercial customers worldwide.
With over 80 locations in 20 countries, L-3 M&PS is a cohesive, global partner
with extensive capabilities and a proven track record in delivering the
highest level of technology, service and integration. To learn more about L-3
Marine & Power Systems, please visit the company’s website at

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 51,000 people
worldwide and is a prime contractor in C^3ISR (Command, Control,
Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems,
aircraft modernization and maintenance, and national security solutions. L-3
is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on
military and commercial platforms. To learn more about L-3, please visit the
company’s website at www.L-3com.com.

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