L3 Technologies Unveils Newly Expanded Multi-Purpose Pilot Training Center
Facility Doubles in Size to Address Demand for Fixed Wing Aircraft, Helicopter and Unmanned Systems Pilot Training
NEW YORK, October 6, 2018 – On Saturday, October 6, L3 Technologies (NYSE:LLL) celebrated the opening of its expanded L3 Arlington Training Center facility in Arlington, Texas. The multi-purpose training center provides world-leading simulation and instruction for both military and commercial pilots and state-of-the-art classroom facilities.
“This facility is an example of L3’s commitment to deliver to our customers the best training options available and help industry meet the growing, world-wide demand for highly-trained aviation professionals,” said Christopher E. Kubasik, L3’s Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer. “Increasingly, our domestic and international military and civilian customers are looking for first-class operations to outsource their training and simulation needs. We are meeting those requirements with the best facilities and training solutions available.”
The new multi-purpose training center expansion adds approximately 40,000 square feet, more than doubling the size of the high bay facility at the L3 Arlington facility. The new facilities include room for six additional full-flight simulators, classrooms incorporating augmented and virtual reality, and customer dedicated spaces. Serving both domestic and international customers, the center’s location is near the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport which offers easy travel access and convenient hotels with comfortable accommodation options for students.
“We are excited to offer this expanded multi-purpose facility to greatly enhance our training capability in Arlington, Texas,” said Lenny Genna, President of L3 Link Training and Simulation in L3’s Electronic Systems business. “L3 is investing, at the right time, in the advancement of flight training for aircraft, helicopter and unmanned vehicle pilots. New training and simulation technologies combined with a well-designed infrastructure provide an ideal environment to provide the best flight training experience for our customers.”
L3 Link Training and Simulation is a world leader in providing platform operators and maintainers with total training solutions that improve training effectiveness and efficiency and lower life-cycle costs in a secure cyber environment. L3 Link’s innovative solutions provide a full spectrum of state-of-the-art training technologies, including high-fidelity immersive simulations, as well as distributed academic and interactive courseware. The company, headquartered in Arlington, Texas, has delivered military and commercial training systems to customer locations throughout North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.Link.com
L3 Technologies is an agile innovator and leading provider of global ISR, communications and electronic systems for military, homeland security and commercial aviation customers. With headquarters in New York City and approximately 31,000 employees worldwide, L3 develops advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision and EO/IR, weapons, maritime systems and space. The company reported 2017 sales of $9.6 billion.
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