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.
To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s website at www.L-3com.com.
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