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Exelis Receives $28M Int’l Order for Radio Systems; Ken Harrison Comments

Exelis has received an order from an international customer for additional RT-1702 Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio Systems and other communications equipment, installation kits and spare parts under a $28 million direct commercial contract. The company said Monday it will perform radio production work at its facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Ken Harrison, vice president …

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Exelis, Iridium, DISA Demo Satellite-Based Tactical Comms Service; Mark Adams Comments

The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency has collaborated with Exelis and Iridium Communications to test a satellite-based communications service designed to connect military and intelligence personnel anywhere across the globe. Exelis, Iridium and DISA demonstrated the push-to-talk voice and data exchange service for the agency’s  Distributed Tactical Communication System, Exelis …

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Ted Carniol: Detroit Metro Airport Adopts Exelis Symphony Tech to Manage Airfield

Exelis will supply surface surveillance products and services to Detroit’s main airport for situational awareness and operations management support. The company will deploy its Symphony suite of applications for the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to handle operations, maintain safety and facilitate collaboration, Exelis said Tuesday. “The deployment of the Symphony suite will provide DTW with an airfield …

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DigitalGlobe, Exelis Leaders Talk Remote Sensing Tech During Google Hangout

DigitalGlobe and Exelis‘ Visual Information Solutions subsidiary co-hosted a Google Hangout Thursday to discuss the role of remote sensing, satellite imagery and cloud technologies could address environmental issues. DigitalGlobe said Thursday that Kumar Navulur and Bill Baugh from its strategic business development and advanced geospatial products sectors, respectively, discussed how these technologies helped both mitigate and …

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Pamela Drew: Exelis Factors Diversity in Company’s STEM Career Push

Pamela Drew, executive vice president and president information systems at Exelis, has discussed the company’s initiative to advocate science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects among students in an interview with STEM Blog published Friday. Drew told STEM Blog that the company highlights contributions of STEM careers to different fields as it “is an important message to convey when …

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Executive Profile: Lisa Simeon, Exelis Info Systems VP of HR

Lisa Simeon serves as vice president of human resources for the information systems division of Exelis and is based in Herndon, Virginia. Simeon is responsible for all HR aspects of the division and leads a team of 50 human resources professionals in strategic initiatives and programs in leadership development, talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation and …

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Executive Profile: Leah Lackey, Communications & Marketing Director at Exelis Information Systems

Leah Lackey serves as the communications and marketing director at Exelis‘ information systems division in Herndon, Virginia, where she oversees corporate and executive communications, marketing, public relations and brand positioning. She is also in charge of the company’s thought leadership, employee engagement, corporate philanthropy and crisis and change management functions such as …

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Exelis Unveils CorvusEye Sensor for Nighttime Video Surveillance; Mike Hayes Comments

Exelis has launched a new visible color and infrared sensor for its CorvusEye 1500 imagery system for airborne surveillance functions during daytime and nighttime conditions. The company said Monday this new sensor works to complement another Exelis electro-optical sensor for daytime surveillance and capture motion imagery of potential threats, as well as other activity up to 1.24 …

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Exelis to Build Composite Missile Bodies for Lockheed’s Standoff Missile; Mike Blair Comments

Exelis will build composite missile structures for Lockheed Martin‘s two batches of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile under a $20 million contract. Exelis will manufacture the structures for more than 400 baseline and extended-range JASSM versions by composite braiding and resin-transfer mold technologies, Exelis said Wednesday. “We believe this contract is a reflection of our customer’s …

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Exelis to Launch New Electronic Warfare Offering; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis will unveil a multifunctional electronic warfare system at a symposium Tuesday in Washington. The Disruptor SRx EW technology works to respond to changing mission requirements in real time, Exelis said Monday. “Disruptor SRx is an important milestone in the company’s long history of innovating to protect against evolving electronic threats,” said Joe …

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Japan Preps Launch for Satellite with Exelis Weather Imager; Eric Webster Comments

The Japan Meteorological Agency has set a Tuesday launch for the Himawari-8 weather satellite outfitted with an Exelis ABI-class imager. Exelis said Monday that it modified the advanced baseline imager technology it developed for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to create the advanced Himawari imager. The AHI meteorological imaging instrument …

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Airbus, Exelis to Offer Integrated Geospatial Software Products; Stuart Blundell Comments

An Airbus subsidiary and Exelis have partnered to embed a geodatabase into Exelis’ spectral image analysis and sensor data processing platform offerings. Exelis said Monday its ENVI software customers will have access to Airbus Defense and Space’s collection of geospatial imagery between Oct. 6 and Dec. 31. The geospatial data …

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