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Exelis Expands Aircraft Composite Facility

ITT Exelis has expanded its Salt Lake City-based composite design and manufacturing facility as part of a multi-phase development plan intended to meet demand in the military and commercial aviation sectors. Exelis installed an automated tape layer for the fiber placement and precision hand lay-up system to develop components for …

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Exelis to Build Lockheed F-35 Blade Seal Components

ITT Exelis has won a multi-million contract to manufacture components for Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 fighter jet in support of low rate initial production contracts for all variants through 2015. Lockheed selected Exelis to build the composite blade seal components needed to assemble the planes, Exelis said Monday. Exelis will process …

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