NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A unit of L-3 Communications has been honored by the Army Aviation Association of America for contributions to the material readiness of the service.
"Our AFS (Army Fleet Service) programs are designed to generate successful mission results for our customers and the outcomes have been exceptional in terms of operational readiness, flight hours and performance success," said Michael T. Strianese, chairman, president and chief executive officer of L-3.
"This award recognizes the dedication and outstanding contributions of our AFS colleagues, who provide round-the-clock services in support of our military aviators and worldwide Department of Defense requirements."
Materiel readiness of Army Aviation recognized in the association award includes logistics support, aircraft maintenance and supply chain management by a prime contractor.
L-3 said its Army Fleet Support unit conducts aircraft maintenance and logistics support at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker, Ala.
The award presented earlier this month covers AFS' services from Nov. 1, 2010 through Oct. 31, 2011.