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L-3 Communications Will be a Subcontractor to GLS for Linguist Services

NEW YORK, Mar 14, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that it has agreed to become a subcontractor to Global Linguist Solutions (GLS) for the supply of translation and interpretation services in Iraq. This contract is under the Translation and Interpretation Management Services (TIMS) contract with the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM).

The annual sales from the subcontract are expected to be approximately $150 million depending on INSCOM's requirements. L-3 also withdrew its protest filed with the U.S. Government Accountability Office of INSCOM's selection of GLS for the TIMS contract.

Separately, L-3's current contract to provide linguists in support of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq was extended by INSCOM from March 9 to June 9, during which time linguist services will be transitioned to GLS. L-3 will update its financial guidance for the year ending Dec. 31, 2008 in its earnings release for the first quarter of 2008.

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications employs over 64,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aircraft modernization and maintenance, C3ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems and government services. L-3 is also a leading provider of high technology products, subsystems and systems. The company reported 2007 sales of $14 billion.

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SOURCE: L-3 Communications

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