Exelis Wins New Intl Commercial Comm Equipment Order; Nick Bobay Comments

Exelis-LogoITT Exelis has won a $4.3 million contract to provide communications equipment, installation kits and spare parts to an undisclosed international customer.

The direct commercial contract includes orders for the RT-1702 Single-Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System, known as SINCGARS, in two configurations and a combat networking radio that more than 30 countries use, Exelis said Friday.

“This is another contract award to our communications business from a key customer,“ said Nick Bobay, Exelis president and general manager of night vision and tactical communications systems.

Exelis has delivered more than 600,000 SINCGARS radios to customers worldwide.

Under this order, the company will deliver the radio in the VRC-90 Long Range Radio System and the VRC-92 Dual Long Range Radio System configurations.

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