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L-3 Communications

L-3 Communications Holdings is an American company that supplies command and control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems and products, avionics, ocean products, training devices and services, instrumentation, space, and navigation products. [1]

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Aberdeen (Aiberdeen; Obar Dheathain) is Scotland's third most populous city, one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas and the United Kingdom's 37th most populous built-up area, with an official population estimate of 228,990.

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Aerospace is the human effort in science, engineering and business to fly in the atmosphere of Earth (aeronautics) and surrounding space (astronautics).

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Aerospace engineering

Aerospace Engineering is the primary field of engineering concerned with the development of aircraft and spacecraft.

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Arlington, Texas

Arlington is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, within the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area and Tarrant County.

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AVCATT (Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer) is a mobile aviation training simulator developed by L-3 Communications, Link Simulation & Training for the United States Army.

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Avionics are the electronic systems used on aircraft, artificial satellites, and spacecraft.

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Boeing Satellite Development Center

The Boeing Satellite Development Center is a major business unit of Boeing Defense, Space & Security.

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British Airways

British Airways, often shortened to BA, is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size.

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In finance, a buyout is an investment transaction by which the ownership equity of a company, or a majority share of the stock of the company is acquired.

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CAE Inc.

CAE Inc. (formerly Canadian Aviation Electronics) is a Canadian manufacturer of simulation technologies, modelling technologies and training services to airlines, aircraft manufacturers, defense customers, mining companies and healthcare specialists.

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The chairman or chairwoman, or simply the chair, sometimes known as chairperson, is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.

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Chief executive officer

A chief executive officer (CEO in American English) or managing director (MD in British English) describes the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, or administrator in charge of managing a non-profit or for-profit organization.

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Command and control

Older versions of U.S. Army FM 3-0 state: Command and control, or C2, in a military organization is the exercise of authority and direction by a properly designated commanding officer over assigned and attached forces in the accomplishment of the mission.

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Communication (from Latin commūnicāre, meaning "to share") is the purposeful activity of information exchange between two or more participants in order to convey or receive the intended meanings through a shared system of signs and semiotic rules.

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A company is an association or collection of individuals, whether natural persons, legal persons, or a mixture of both.

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EasyJet (styled as easyJet) is a British low-cost airline carrier based at London Luton Airport.

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Edwin Albert Link

Edwin Albert Link (July 26, 1904 – September 7, 1981) was a pioneer in aviation, underwater archaeology, and submersibles.

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EOTech designs, manufactures, and markets electro-optic products and systems.

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Flight simulator

A flight simulator is a device that artificially re-creates aircraft flight and the environment in which it flies, for pilot training, design, or other purposes.

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Flybe, pronounced, is a British low-cost regional airline based in Exeter, and the largest regional airline based in Europe.

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Fremantle is a major Australian port city in Western Australia, located at the mouth of the Swan River.

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Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is north of the centre of Crawley, West Sussex, and south of Central London.

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General Dynamics Land Systems

In February 1982 Chrysler announced the sale of Chrysler Defense, its profitable defense subsidiary to General Dynamics for US$348.5 million.

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General Motors

General Motors Company, commonly known as GM, is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, that designs, manufactures, markets and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts and sells financial services.

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Gloucestershire (abbreviated Glos.) is a county in South West England.

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Greenville, Texas

Greenville is a North Texas city located in central Hunt County, approximately 45 miles from Dallas.

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Hamilton, New Zealand

Hamilton (Kirikiriroa) is the seat and most populous city of the Waikato Region, in the North Island of New Zealand.

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Holographic weapon sight

A holographic weapon sight or holographic diffraction sight is a non-magnifying gun sight that allows the user to look through a glass optical window and see a reticle image superimposed at a distance on the field of view.

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Hydrography is the branch of applied sciences which deals with the measurement and description of the physical features of oceans, seas, coastal areas, lakes and rivers, as well as with the prediction of their change over time, for the primary purpose of safety of navigation and in support of all other marine activities, including economic development, security and defence, scientific research, and environmental protection.

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Instrumentation is the use of measuring instruments to monitor and control a process.

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Intelligence assessment

Intelligence assessment is the development of forecasts of behavior or recommended courses of action to the leadership of an organisation, based on a wide range of available information sources both overt and covert.

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L-3 Communication Combat Propulsion Systems

L-3 Combat Propulsion Systems, a division of L-3, was formerly a division of General Dynamics Land Systems until L-3 acquired it in 2005.

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Lehman Brothers

Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (former NYSE ticker symbol LEH) was a global financial services firm.

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Level 3 Communications

Level 3 Communications is an American multinational telecommunications and Internet service provider company headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado.

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Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States.

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Lockheed Corporation

The Lockheed Corporation (originally the Loughead Aircraft Manufacturing Company) was an American aerospace company.

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Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Londonderry, New Hampshire

Londonderry is a town in western Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States.

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Loral Corporation

Loral Corporation was a defense contractor founded in 1948 in New York by William Lorenz and Leon Alpert as Loral Electronics Corporation.

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Martin Marietta

The Martin Marietta Corporation was an American company founded in 1961 through the merger of Glenn L. Martin Company and American-Marietta Corporation.

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Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are both aspects of strategic management, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies and similar entities that can help an enterprise grow rapidly in its sector or location of origin, or a new field or new location, without creating a subsidiary, other child entity or using a joint venture.

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Michael T. Strianese

Michael T. Strianese is an American businessman and currently the Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc.

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The military, also called the armed forces, are forces authorized to use deadly force, and weapons, to support the interests of the state and some or all of its citizens.

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Murray Hill, Manhattan

Murray Hill is a neighborhood in midtown Manhattan in New York City.

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the United States government agency responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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Navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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Night vision device

A night vision device (NVD) is an optoelectronic device that allows images to be produced in levels of light approaching total darkness.

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An ocean (the sea of classical antiquity) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.

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Original equipment manufacturer

Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) is a term used when one company makes a part or subsystem that is used in another company's end product.

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Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix is the capital, and largest city, of the state of Arizona.

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A president is the leader of a country or a division or part of a country, typically a republic, a democracy, or a dictatorship.

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Public company

A public, publicly traded, publicly held company or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.

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Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Company Q.C.S.C. (القطرية, Al Qatariyah), operating as Qatar Airways, is the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar.

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Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (RIIS, IIS) is a business of Raytheon Company.

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In military operations, reconnaissance is the exploration outside an area occupied by friendly forces to gain information about natural features and enemy presence.

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Ryanair Ltd. is an Irish low-cost airline headquartered in Swords, Dublin, Ireland, with its primary operational bases at Dublin and London Stansted Airports.

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S&P 500 Index

The S&P 500, or the Standard & Poor's 500, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.

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Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara is the county seat of Santa Barbara County, California.

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Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England, and is situated south-west of London and north-west of Portsmouth.

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Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction.

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Surveillance is the monitoring of the behavior, activities, or other changing information, usually of people for the purpose of influencing, managing, directing, or protecting them.

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System Development Corporation

System Development Corporation (SDC), based in Santa Monica, California, was considered the world's first computer software company.

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Telecommunication occurs when the exchange of information between two or more entities (communication) includes the use of technology.

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Thales Group

Thales Group is a French multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for the aerospace, defence, transportation and security markets.

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Thales Training & Simulation

Thales Training & Simulation Ltd. is a multinational company which manufactures simulators, including full flight simulators and military simulators, and provides related training and support services.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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Titan Corporation

Titan Corporation was a United States-based company founded in 1981, with its headquarters located in San Diego, California.

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Top 100 Contractors of the U.S. federal government

The Top 100 Contractors Report is a list developed annually by the U.S. General Services Administration as part of its tracking of U.S. federal government procurement.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.

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United States Department of Defense

The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Department of Homeland Security

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government, created in response to the September 11 attacks, and with the primary responsibilities of protecting the territory of the United States and protectorates from and responding to terrorist attacks, man-made accidents, and natural disasters.

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United States Intelligence Community

The United States Intelligence Community (I.C.) is a federation of 17 separate United States government agencies that work separately and together to conduct intelligence activities considered necessary for the conduct of foreign relations and national security of the United States.

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Waco, Texas

Waco is a city which is the county seat of McLennan County, Texas, United States.

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Wireless communication is the transfer of information between two or more points that are not connected by an electrical conductor.

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