L-3 Receives 2013 Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award
– Ninth Consecutive Year That Company Is Recognized –
NEW YORK -- June 27, 2013
L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that it has received the
prestigious James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement
Award from the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Security Service (DSS).
L-3’s Randtron Antenna Systems division was selected as one of only 24
recipients of this year’s award, from a field of 13,500 cleared defense
The Cogswell Award recognizes industrial security excellence and is the
highest honor a company can receive in the handling of classified information.
This is the ninth consecutive year that L-3 has received a Cogswell Award for
outstanding security practices. The company has received 15 awards since 2005.
“National security and the strength of our country’s technical leadership
require a relentless focus on industrial security, and we are very proud that
L-3 continues to be recognized as a leader in this area,” said Vincent Jarvie,
vice president of corporate security. “Across L-3, our security organization
has an enduring commitment to excellence and achieving the highest standards
in the industry. My sincere thanks to the men and women of L-3’s Security
staff for this significant honor.”
The Cogswell Award selection process is rigorous, requiring nominated
facilities to clearly demonstrate a sustained degree of excellence and
innovation in their security program management, implementation and oversight.
A national review team is responsible for consolidating and ranking the
thoroughly vetted nominees, and DSS makes the final award selections.
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,
platform and logistics solutions, and national security solutions. L-3 is also
a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and
commercial platforms. The company reported 2012 sales of $13.1 billion.
To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s website at www.L-3com.com.
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information. Financial and other material information regarding L-3 is
routinely posted on the company’s website and is readily accessible.
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