Contracted in 2011: $7.38 billion
Total 2011 revenue: $15.17 billion
Contracted in 2012, so far: $2.79 billion
L-3 describes itself as a “prime contractor in command, control, communications, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance systems; aircraft modernization; and maintenance and government services.”
According to USASpending, The Department of the Air Force accounted for $3.4 billion in contracts with the company. L-3's highest contracts in 2011 were awarded for miscellaneous aircraft accessories and maintenance repair for aircraft.
According to its 2011 annual report, the company derived 75% of its 2011 revenues from the Department of Defense, while the remainder came from foreign governments. Compared to a year earlier, contracts won by L-3 Communications have dropped significantly, from $14.9 billion in 2010 to $7.83 billion in 2011.
Pictured: L3 Communications' Mobius, Optionally piloted Aircraft System, flies by during the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) demonstration day at Naval Air Station Pax River Webster Field Annex in St. Inigoes, Maryland.