About L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC (L-3
Mississippi-based L-3 Vertex provides aviation and aerospace technical
services, primarily for U.S. Government customers. The company has more
than 11,000 employees at 300 locations worldwide (36 states and 33
countries) supporting 3,500 military and government aircraft and systems
(89 distinct aircraft types.)
Vertex began as Beech Aerospace Services, Inc. (BASI) in 1977, with name
changes to Raytheon Aerospace in 1995, Vertex Aerospace in 2001 and finally
to L-3 Vertex Aerospace in December, 2003. The company is a subsidiary of
L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) and is part of the L-3 Integrated Systems
Contractor Logistics Support (CLS)
Life-cycle support, including hands-on maintenance/repair and parts
inventory management, for fleets of government aircraft and other
Contractor Operated & Managed Base Supply
Fleet inventory system management for government customers.
Contract Field Teams and other ID/IQ contracting providing temporary and
long-term labor support for a variety of technical services needs;
maintenance and repair, depot services, inspections, modernization and
contingency support. CFS supports aircraft,
vehicles, weapon systems and other equipment. Teams of any size and
duration available worldwide on short notice.
Avionics installation and retrofit, Aircraft Condition Inspection,
interior refurbishment, major aircraft rework, crash damage repair, strip,
painting and modifications.
Services: Aircraft component repair and
overhaul for government and commercial customers.
T-1A Program: Contractor Operated and Managed Base Supply COMBS
(supply pipeline management) for USAF T-1A aircraft stationed at
Randolph AFB, Texas; Laughlin AFB, Texas; Vance AFB, Okla.; Columbus
AFB, Miss.; NAS Pensacola, Fla.
and US Navy Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS): Contractor
Logistics Support and COMBS for the T-6A II training aircraft. The
program calls for 740 aircraft to be delivered to the Navy & Air
Force. L-3 Vertex is the exclusive provider of COMBS support for
Raytheon Aircraft international T-6A & T-6B sales.