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L3 to Start Production of Next-Generation Rifle-Mounted Laser Rangefinder

March 28, 2019

LONDONDERRY, N.H., March 27, 2019 – L3 Technologies announced today that it has been awarded a seven-year, $215 million contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command to provide soldiers with the Small Tactical Optical Rifle-Mounted Micro Laser Rangefinder 2 (STORM 2).

This contract complements L3’s recent $391 million U.S. Army contract for the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle – Binocular, further strengthening the company’s portfolio of networked systems and demonstrating its progress as a prime contractor for innovative C6ISR technologies.

“L3 is continuously investing in technologies like STORM 2 that deliver state-of-the-art precision in a variety of conditions to give our soldiers a critical advantage in the field,” said Lynn Bollengier, Vice President and General Manager of L3’s Warrior Mission Solutions business. “We are proud to support the Secretary of Defense’s six priorities for the Army’s modernization mission that are transforming our defense strategy.”

Developed and assembled at L3’s Integrated Land Systems headquarters in Londonderry, New Hampshire, which is part of the company’s ISR Systems business segment, STORM 2 is a rifle-mounted, multifunction laser system that provides soldiers with heightened performance and enhanced visibility at extended range during field maneuvers, surveillance and engagement, while remaining undetected during dismounted and vehicle-mounted missions.

L3 Integrated Land Systems develops and manufactures fully qualified, advanced night vision and electro-optical systems and components for the United States military, law enforcement, first responder agencies and allied nations across the globe. An original and qualified manufacturer of night vision imaging technology, L3 Integrated Land Systems uses the latest in thermal, image intensifier and fusion technologies to provide an extensive portfolio of products that enables optimal performance during the day, at night and in adverse weather. L3 Integrated Land Systems is committed to the quality, reliability and supportability of all its fielded systems. To learn more, please visit

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 2018 sales of $10.2 billion. To learn more about L3, please visit the company’s website at

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Notes to Editor: STORM 2 is the newest addition to L3’s family of laser devices. Over the past 15 years, L3 has delivered more than 14,000 combat-proven systems from its laser rangefinder portfolio to the U.S. Army.

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