L-3 Australia Announces Opening of New Facility in Central Melbourne
MELBOURNE, Australia, April 5, 2016 – L-3 Australia announced today its plans to open a new Design, Engineering and Support facility in South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria. The South Wharf facility will house design and support engineers and includes a state-of-the-art communications system laboratory that will provide a testing and support environment for the Royal Australian Navy’s submarine and surface fleet. The new facility is a critical part of L-3 Australia’s growing presence in maritime communications and electronic systems integration, along with ongoing support to current and future L-3 programs in the region.
“We are pleased to announce that L-3 Australia will be a proud contributor to the South Wharf community, with this new facility leading our ongoing efforts to best support Australian operations,” said Alan Titheridge, corporate vice president of L-3 Australia Operations. “Victoria’s highly skilled workforce is a rich source of talent that enables L-3 to build upon our extensive national support base. The opening of this new facility reaffirms our long-standing partnership with the Australian government and local industry, as well as our commitment to broaden access to L-3’s products and services.”
Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. L-3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems. The company reported 2015 sales of $10.5 billion. To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s website at .
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