L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today the promotion of Ron Cook to corporate senior vice president. He will continue to lead L-3’s London Operations organization, reporting to L-3’s executive vice president of corporate strategy and development, Curtis Brunson. Mr. Cook has led L-3 London Operations since it was established in 2005. “Ron has been a very effective leader and strategist for L-3 in the United Kingdom, where our business and customer base are broad and diverse in the aerospace, defense and civil markets,” said Michael T. Strianese, L-3’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. “The U.K. is L-3’s largest overseas customer, with increasing sales year-over-year. At a time when continuing the expansion of L-3’s international base is a central focus for the business, we look forward to Ron’s increased contributions going forward.” Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 51,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in C 3ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems, platform and logistics solutions, and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. The company reported 2012 sales of $13.1 billion. To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s website at www.L-3com.com. L-3 uses its website as a channel of distribution of material company information. Financial and other material information regarding L-3 is routinely posted on the company’s website and is readily accessible. Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995Except for historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this news release are forward-looking statements. Statements that are predictive in nature, that depend upon or refer to events or conditions or that include words such as “expects,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “estimates,” “will,” “could” and similar expressions are forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements set forth above involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from any such statement, including the risks and uncertainties discussed in the company’s Safe Harbor Compliance Statement for Forward-Looking Statements included in the company’s recent filings, including Forms 10-K and 10-Q, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made, and the company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.