L3 Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:LLL)
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― The Company Expects to Record a Related Goodwill Impairment Charge ―
L3 Technologies (NYSE:LLL) announced today that it has filed a protest
with the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) related to
the Fort Rucker Aviation Maintenance and Support contract.
L3 has served as the incumbent contractor at Fort Rucker since 2003,
where it has successfully supported this critical military training
mission. “We are convinced our proposal represents the best value to
both the military and the U.S. taxpayers,” said Christopher E. Kubasik,
L3’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “We look forward to the
L3’s Senior Vice President and President of its Aerospace Systems
business segment, Mark Von Schwarz, echoed Mr. Kubasik’s comments and
added, “L3 remains fully committed to serving the U.S. Army and Air
Force at Fort Rucker, and the protest will not affect current
Notwithstanding the company's protest, as a result of the Fort Rucker
recompetition loss, the company expects to record an impairment charge
during the quarter ending September 29, 2017, for a substantial
portion of the Vertex Aerospace business goodwill asset of $187 million.
The company is currently assessing the impact of the recompetition loss
on the fair value of Vertex, which will ultimately determine the
goodwill impairment charge.
Headquartered in New York City, L3 Technologies employs approximately
38,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of
communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland
security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in
aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.
The company reported 2016 sales of $10.5 billion.
To learn more about L3, please visit the company’s website at www.L3T.com.
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information. Financial and other material information regarding L3 is
routinely posted on the company’s website and is readily accessible.
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