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Montréal, June 5, 2009 - L3 MAPPS announced today that it was named an AREVA Certified Supplier for its nuclear power plant simulators and services. Michael Chatlani, vice president of marketing & sales for L3 MAPPS Power Systems and Simulation, accepted the award from AREVA’s chief executive officer Anne Lauvergeon in a ceremony held in Washington D.C. on June 4.

“On behalf of our president Peter Dawson, we are honored and delighted that AREVA appreciates our quality products and services,” said Mr. Chatlani. “This recognition means a great deal to all the people at L-3 MAPPS.”

The AREVA Certified Supplier seal of approval reflects 25 different criteria that AREVA requires of its key suppliers, such as:

  • the quality of the products and/or services
  • the capacity to offer the best market price and production schedules,
  • dedication to project management, safety, security, and the protection
    of the environment,
  • development potential in R&D and innovation,
  • the commercial approach and capacity to tackle new markets.

AREVA, a world leader in nuclear power and the only company to cover all industrial activities in this field, has manufacturing facilities in 43 countries and a sales network in more than 100. AREVA offers technological solutions for CO2-free power generation and electricity transmission and distribution.

L3 MAPPS, a division of the L-3 Marine & Power Systems group, has over 25 years of experience in pioneering technological advances in the marine automation field and over 35 years of experience in delivering high-fidelity power plant simulation to leading utilities worldwide. In addition, the company has more than three decades of expertise in supplying plant computer systems for Canadian heavy water reactors. L3 MAPPS also provides targeted controls and simulation solutions to the space sector.

To learn more about L3 MAPPS, please visit the company’s Web site at

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications employs over 66,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aircraft modernization and maintenance, C3ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems and government services. L-3 is also a leading provider of high technology products, subsystems and systems. The company reported 2008 sales of $14.9 billion

To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s Web site at

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AREVA certifies L3 MAPPS as key supplier
AREVA certifies L3 MAPPS as key supplier



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