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L-3 Receives Three 2015 Cogswell Awards for Outstanding Industrial Security Practices

July 6, 2015
By Business Wire News


L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced today that three of its business units have won James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Awards from the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Security Service (DSS). L-3’s Mission Integration division in Greenville, Texas, its Unidyne facility in Middletown, R.I., and its Systems Company operation in Camden, N.J., were selected as three of 41 recipients of this year’s award from a field of 13,000 cleared defense contractors.

L-3 has been recognized with 20 Cogswell Awards for excellence in industrial security since 2005. The Cogswell Award is the highest honor a company can receive for the handling of classified information and this marks the 11th consecutive year that L-3 has received one or more Cogswell Awards for its industry-leading security practices.

“Industrial security is a key component of our national security infrastructure and the overall economic security of the nation. We are deeply honored to be recognized by DSS, not only for meeting its high standards, but also for demonstrating our ongoing commitment to safeguarding sensitive information,” said Vincent L. Jarvie, L-3’s vice president of corporate security. “I am very proud of our men and women, whose outstanding accomplishments continue to distinguish L-3 in a global environment where exceptional security practices are synonymous with business leadership.”

In selecting candidates for the Cogswell Award, a national review team ranks the closely vetted nominees through a competitive and meticulous process that focuses on consistency and innovation in managing well-executed security programs. DSS makes the final award selections.

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 45,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. The company reported 2014 sales of $12.1 billion.

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