L-3 Communications SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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SWOT analysis of L-3 Communications analyses the brand/company with its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats. L-3 Communications is one of the leading brands in the industrial products and chemicals sector. The table below also lists the top L-3 Communications competitors and elaborates L-3 Communications segmentation, targeting, positioning & USP.

L-3 Communications SWOT, Competitors, Marketing STP & Brand analysis Table

L-3 Communications

Parent Company

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.


Aerospace and Defense Industry


Industrial Products


Specialize in providing communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems



Electronic systems, aerospace systems, communication systems and National Security Solutions (NSS)

Target Group

Military, other government and commercial customers


Prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions

SWOT Analysis


1. One of the top defense contractors of US government employing over 45,000 people
2. Provides manufacturing as well as maintenance services
3. Diversification into maintenance means it is shielded against demand fluctuations in the market
4. Competitiveness in the market due to focus on Research & Development

5. Entrepreneurial culture of the organization enables it to have the speed of a small organization, while having the advantage of collective scale of a big organization

6. Strong customer relations ship amongst the business units


1. Lack of geographic diversity with major market share and dependence on the US market
2. Weak financial performance can derail future growth plans


1. Growth in Unmanned Ariel Vehicle (UAV) market where it has made rapid strides in technology with acquisition of Thales Group
2. Emerging foreign markets 
3. Order backlog is robust and new contracts are being signed which will help to register stable revenue


1. US Government initiative to consolidate defense sector
2. Economics slowdown and decrease in spending by US government could hurt revenues
3. Environmental rules and regulations will affect definitely have an effect on its profitability



1. General Dynamics Corporation
2. Lockheed Martin Corporation
3. Honeywell International Inc.

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