L-3 TRL Technology protects people worldwide from current and ever-evolving threats through market leading defence solutions. Since 1983, we have designed, developed and delivered a range of innovative, high-technology solutions in Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Force Protection and Information Assurance to governments, defence and security agencies.

A key priority for the business is to provide consistently cutting-edge counter terrorism solutions that not only offer the highest levels of performance but are continuously evolving to meet the changing requirements of our customers around the world.


As the threat from RCIEDs continues to rise, the ability to defeat this threat has become a principal focus for L-3 TRL. Through the continuous innovation of our Force Protection ECM solutions, we have developed the BROADSHIELD® Counter-RCIED range of products which combine field-based intelligence with selected jamming of the electromagnetic spectrum to defeat the threat of RCIEDs and provide life-saving protection for military frontline troops and civilian VVIPs. With a range of man-portable and vehicle-borne solutions available, our award-winning BROADSHIELD® systems are already achieving widespread success in the field.


One of L-3 TRL’s biggest capability areas includes the design, development and support of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) solutions for Government, defence and intelligence agencies. Our SMART range of communications interception products have been designed to counter evolving threats from terrorism, insurgency and other subversive activities around the world.

Electronic Warfare

For up-to-the-minute battlefield intelligence and reconnaissance, the SMARTSCAN Electronic Warfare portfolio provides a highly versatile range of mobile systems that are able to meet the demanding challenges of modern day land-based EW. By providing invaluable situational awareness, the SMARTSCAN range offers a comprehensive portfolio of search, intercept, Direction Finding (DF) and jamming systems, designed to perform in the harshest of environments.

Satellite Communications Monitoring

For satellite communications intelligence, L-3 TRL’s SMARTSAT monitoring solutions enable government agencies to passively monitor the Thuraya, Inmarsat, VSAT and IsatPhone networks on both a strategic and tactical level. Our solutions include data mining and tracing software, enabling the comprehensive analysis and reporting of target activities to counter threats as they arise.

High Grade Encryption

L-3 TRL’s Information Assurance developments remain at the forefront of many sensitive and highly classified Government networks. The CATAPAN range of High Grade Encryption solutions continue to surpass customer expectations and can satisfy even the most stringent requirements for TOP SECRET encryption. We have enjoyed long-standing relationships with many Government agencies, providing real-time effective assistance in this critical area.

Our Company

With over 25 years’ expertise in the industry, our long-standing customer partnerships and investment in new skills and developments have been key to our success. We have worked closely with government agencies worldwide on specialised, secure projects to deliver technologically challenging, turnkey solutions with the highest levels of product performance.

As part of the leading defence supplier L-3, we have the available resources to anticipate and support our customers’ evolving needs. We are able to stay one step ahead of the threat in a changing, dynamic environment.

Based in Gloucestershire, UK, our range of comprehensive services include: research and development, engineering, state-of-the-art manufacturing and product training and support – all dedicated to providing the very best in customer value throughout each of our capability areas.