L-3 Communications Names Susan D. Opp Corporate Vice President and President of Communication-Systems West

NEW YORK--()--L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that it has named Susan D. Opp a Corporate Vice President and President of its Communication Systems-West (CS-West), division. Ms. Opp assumes the role previously held by Curtis Brunson before his recent appointment to Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy and Development. CS-West provides high-performance wideband communication systems for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other government agencies.

I am pleased that Susan will be taking on the position of President of CS-West, said Mr. Strianese. She has been an integral part of the CS-West senior management team working closely with military customers and leading several successful product development efforts. As a result, this division has traditionally been one of the key growth drivers for L-3. I believe that Susans strong technical and management skills will continue CS-Wests tradition of growth and new product development well into the future.

In 1986, Ms. Opp began her career as an associate engineer with Sperry Univac and has held positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, product and business development, and program management at L-3s CS-West division. Her most recent position was as Vice President of Strategic Development. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and has a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Utah.

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications is a leading provider of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems, secure communications systems, aircraft modernization, training and government services. The company is a leading merchant supplier of a broad array of high technology products, including guidance and navigation, sensors, scanners, fuzes, data links, propulsion systems, simulators, avionics, electro optics, satellite communications, electrical power equipment, encryption, intelligence systems, antennas and microwave components. L-3 also supports a variety of Homeland Security initiatives with products and services. Its customers include the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, selected U.S. Government intelligence agencies and aerospace prime contractors.

To learn more about L-3 Communications, please visit the companys web site at www.L-3Com.com.

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Contacts

L-3 Communications
Cynthia Swain, Vice President, Corporate Communications,
212-697-1111
Or
Financial Dynamics
Investors:
Eric Boyriven / Alexandra Tramont, 212-850-5600
or
Media:
Evan Goetz, 212-850-5600