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Exelis Reaches New ADS-B Milestone for FAA NextGen Project

Exelis has completed a round of milestones for the Federal Aviation Administration’s flagship program designed to help modernize air traffic control in the country. The company said Sept. 25 that it has delivered more than the required surveillance coverage for the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast system while staying within cost obligations. Exelis …

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Exelis Receives Pentagon Certification for F-16 Electronic Warfare Tech

The U.S. Defense Department has approved Exelis-made electronic warfare pods for installation aboard Block 15 F-16A/B fighters operated by foreign military sale customers. Exelis said Thursday its Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare System has been validated through the SEEK EAGLE aircraft-stores certification program. The AIDEWS approval could be immediately extended …

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Profile: Stan Griswold, Exelis Info Systems VP For Strategy, Business Development

Stan Griswold serves as vice president of strategy and business development at Exelis‘ information systems unit. Griswold leads business development activities for an organization that works in air traffic management, networks, information, defense technologies, systems engineering and integration. He has worked to develop unit’s resource allocation strategies, as well as align business development with independent …

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Exelis Imaging System Captures California Forest Fire; Rob Mitrevski Comments

DigitalGlobe has released a new series images taken by its WorldView-3 satellite with the Exelis‘ shortwave infrared imager, which works to capture images through atmospheric conditions such as smoke. Exelis said Wednesday that the imaging system — which contains the SWIR, a telescope and sensors — captured the image of a forest fire at the Klamath National Forest in California through thick …

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Exelis Completes Testing on No. 2 GOES-R Imager Payload; Eric Webster Comments

Exelis has completed environment testing for the second of four advanced baseline imagers for the government’s next-generation weather satellite. The imager payload will be attached to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R scheduled for a 2016 launch, Exelis said Thursday. According to the company, the trials …

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Exelis Completes Jamming Trials for GPS Threat Detector; Mark Pisani Comments

Exelis recently completed jamming trials for its Signal Sentry 1000 GPS threat detection technology in collaboration with the British defense ministry. The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory conducted the controlled tests in Sennybridge in Wales, Exelis said Wednesday. During field testing, Signal Sentry geolocated and identified all sources of intentional …

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Carl Slutsky: Exelis Adds Analytics, Alert Features to GPS Anti-Jam Product

Exelis has updated a geolocation platform that works to help law enforcement officials pinpoint intentional and unintentional sources of GPS interference. The Signal Sentry 1000 product includes analytics and reporting tools designed to help users assess jamming events and receive warnings in real-time, Exelis said Wednesday. Carl Slutsky, Exelis’ Signal …

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Executive Profile: Patrick Carr, Exelis VP and GM of C3 Systems for the Info Systems Division

Patrick  Carr serves as the vice president and general manger of command, control and communications (C3) systems for the information systems division of ITT Exelis.  In this role, Carr is responsible for performance, strategy, leadership and customer relations for the C3 Systems business area. He joined ITT Industries, now Exelis, in …

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Exelis’ Craig Oswald: DigitalGlobe WorldView-3 Satellite to Have 16 Spectral Bands

Craig Oswald, commercial imaging manager of geospatial systems at Exelis, has detailed his company’s work to develop a telescope, sensor and shortwave infrared system for DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite . Oswald wrote in a blog post published Thursday that WorldView-3 “will have double the number of spectral bands” and provide a 31-centimeter image …

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Ball Aerospace, DigitalGlobe, Exelis, Lockheed Prep WorldView-3 Satellite for Launch

A commercial launch services team of Ball Aerospace & Technologies, DigitalGlobe, Exelis and Lockheed Martin has completed payload fairing assembly work on the WorldView-3 remote sensing satellite ahead of its scheduled launch next week. Ball said Tuesday the DigitalGlobe Earth observation satellite will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base via the Atlas V launch vehicle to provide high-resolution …

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Executive Profile: Judy Smith, BD VP for Exelis’ Info Systems Division

Judy Smith serves as vice president of business development for the information systems division of Exelis. She is responsible for identifying and qualifying new business opportunities and ensuring strategic alignment with the business portfolio and financial objectives. The 30-year management, advisory and leadership veteran collaborates with the Exelis executive team to develop, …

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Exelis Supplies Navy Aircraft With Electronic Self-Protection Systems; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis has delivered the first nine ALQ-214(V)4/5 electronic self-protection systems as part of the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures suite installed on the U.S. Navy‘s F-18 aircraft fleet. Joe Rambala, vice president and general manager of Exelis’ integrated electronic warfare systems business, said Wednesday this latest onboard jammer features software programmability and a more compact form factor. The ALQ-214(V)4/5, manufactured …

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