L-3 wins NASA training deal

L-3 Communications Corp. has won a five-year, $49 million contract from NASA to provide space systems training to the agency's engineers and astronauts.

Under the simulation and software technology contract, L-3 Enterprise IT Solutions will furnish knowledge and expertise related to robotics, dynamics, guidance, navigation and control.

The work also covers avionics, electrical power systems and ground systems technologies. NASA's Johnson Space Center awarded the contract.

L-3 Enterprise IT Solutions, based in Reston, Va., is a unit of L-3 Communications, of New York. The parent company ranks No. 8 on Washington Technology's 2008 Top 100 list of the largest federal government prime contractors.

About the Author

William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here


  • POWER TRAINING: How to engage your customers

    Don't miss our Aug. 2 Washington Technology Power Training session on Mastering Stakeholder Engagement, where you'll learned the critical skills you need to more fully connect with your customers and win more business. Read More


    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman interviews Tom Romeo, the leader of Maximus Federal about how it has zoomed up the 2019 Top 100. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.