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Oklahoma company building Army engines

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 4:06 PM


Jun. 7, 2011 (UPI NewsTrack) -- TULSA, Okla., June 7 (UPI) -- L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) Westwood Corp. in Oklahoma is providing generator cylinder engines for the U.S. Army under contract.

The initial Department of Defense $6 million order is for 600,000 engines as spares to allow the Defense Department to overhaul generators currently in use, The Oklahoman reported Tuesday.

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. is one of the largest defense contractors in the United State and has headquarters in New York, employing about 63,000 people worldwide.

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. produces command and control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems and products, avionics, ocean products, training devices and services, instrumentation, space and navigation products and beyond the Defense Department customers also include the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. government intelligence agencies, aerospace contractors and commercial telecommunications and wireless customers.

Like other prominent Department of Defense contractors, in May L-3 Communications warned employees that hackers were targeting the company using inside information on the SecurID keyfob system stolen in an acknowledged breach at RSA Security, making L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. the second prominent hacker target connected to the RSA breach.
(Source: UPI )
(Source: Quotemedia)

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