HERNDON, Va., March 16, 2010 – LGS, a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU and Euronext Paris) dedicated to serving the U.S. government community, announced today it had been chosen as one of the Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems 2009 Supplier Excellence Award recipients.
The award was presented to LGS earlier this month to recognize suppliers who demonstrate a commitment to consistent quality, on-time delivery, safety and investment in process improvement initiatives.
Throughout 2009 LGS has been working closely with Raytheon on the Landing Platform Dock 17 (LPD17) Program by supplying Alcatel-Lucent enterprise networking solutions with the award winning OmniSwitch 9700 for the core and the energy efficient OmniSwitch 6850 for the edge. The LPD17 program supports the San Antonio class, which is the latest class of amphibious force ship for the United States Navy.
“LGS works each day to deliver communications networking equipment to support the growing information demands of our maritime personnel both in port and at sea,” said Mark Wendorf, director of Naval business developmentat LGS. “Amphibious naval ships serve as a centralized deployment hub and communications center for operations in trouble spots around the world.”
LGS Innovations, a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, designs and delivers Transformed Communications and R&D-based technology solutions to the U.S. government community. Leveraging the world-class R&D of Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, with global reach and expertise, LGS challenges itself to solve the unsolvable and deliver secure, reliable, standards-based solutions to its customers. LGS is headquartered in Herndon, Va., in the US and with offices in Colorado, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina. For more information about LGS visit www.LGSinnovations.com.