L-3 boosts radar expertise for smart weapons, EW, and unmanned vehicles with Mustang buy

NEW YORK, 16 Jan. 2014. Executives of L-3 Communications in New York are boosting the company's radar technology for smart weapons, electronic warfare (EW), and unmanned vehicles with their acquisition of Mustang Technology Group, L.P. in Plano, Texas.

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NEW YORK, 16 Jan. 2014. Executives of L-3 Communications in New York are boosting the company's radar technology for smart weapons, electronic warfare (EW), and unmanned vehicles with their acquisition of Mustang Technology Group, L.P. in Plano, Texas.

L-3 officials are renaming the company to L-3 Mustang Technology, which will focus on radar-based sensors and systems used in precision-guided weapons, electronic warfare, unmanned systems and other military applications.

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Mustang has expertise in radar systems engineering; RF electronics; radar signal processing; digital electronics; real-time software development; concepts of operations; systems engineering; hardware design; software design; prototype production; guidance and control; algorithm development; simulation and analysis; low-cost, ruggedized electronics; test, planning, and execution; and data analysis.

L-3 Mustang Technology offers software-defined radar and other RF sensors, proprietary capabilities in radar-based seeker, proximity fuze, hostile fire indicating and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) sensors.

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L-3 leaders say they expect the business to generate $36 million in sales for calendar 2013. L-3 Mustang has about 115 employees, and supplies the U.S. military, government agencies, and prime contractors.

“Mustang adds key capabilities, technical synergies, proprietary technologies and new customers to L-3’s existing precision engagement business in our Electronic Systems segment,” says Michael Strianese, L-3’s chairman, president, and CEO.

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The Mustang acquisition "expands L-3’s DOD [U.S. Department of Defense] and classified business base, and we look forward to integrating Mustang’s technologies into L-3’s existing proprietary fuzing and ordnance and unmanned systems products," Strianese says.

For more information contact Mustang Technology Group online at http://mustangtechnology.com, or L-3 Communications at www.L-3com.com.

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