NORFOLK, Va., June 4, 2012 - L-3 Unidyne announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued at up to $79 million to provide submarine electronic and mechanical system engineering, analytical, logistics and technical support services for the U.S. Navy. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va.; Portsmouth, N.H.; Kings Bay, Ga.; Groton, Conn.; Bremerton, Wash.; San Diego, Calif.; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; and Guam.
Under the contract, L-3 Unidyne will provide equipment or system expertise to aid in troubleshooting, repair, assessment, inspection, failure analysis, maintenance training, logistics support, modernization, and long-term problem resolution for all classes of U.S. Navy submarines on a worldwide basis. The purpose of the contract is to sustain a high level of operational and materiel readiness of the submarines supported by the Norfolk Ship Support activity and to enhance the maintenance training and technical expertise of the sailors who man those ships.
"This is a significant win for us, and we're extremely pleased that the Navy has recognized our exceptional record," said John Greene, president of the Marine Service Sector. "Having been the incumbent on this contract for more than 20 years, we have provided outstanding products and services to the U.S. Submarine Force, and we look forward to our continued work in support of the program."
L-3 Unidyne, a division of L-3 Marine & Power Systems, provides engineering, analytical, technical and industrial support services for DoD maritime customers and related commercial businesses.
Comprising 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 www.L-3com.com/MPS.
Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications employs approximately 61,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in C3ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and government services. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. The company reported 2011 sales of $15.2 billion. To learn more about L-3, please visit the company's website at www.L-3com.com.
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