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NOAA Taps Exelis for ‘Weather-Ready Nation’ Program; Eric Webster Comments

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected Exelis to become a Weather-Ready Nation ambassador to help promote readiness against severe weather conditions and climate change-related disasters. Exelis said Thursday it will leverage its Helios digital platform to validate ground weather conditions in real-time as part of its participation in …

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DigitalGlobe-Exelis Team to Jointly Offer Geospatial Big Data, Analytics Tech Tools

Exelis has integrated its ENVI image analysis tool into a DigitalGlobe cloud-based big data platform with the goal of helping government, academic and commercial users gain insights from geospatial information. The combined offering is designed to offer clients access to Exelis’ analytics software and DigitalGlobe’s catalog of high-resolution satellite imagery …

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Ed Sayadian: Exelis to Back 4 FAA UAS Research, Test Sites

Exelis has signed an agreement with four Federal Aviation Administration-designated test facilities to study the integration of unmanned aircraft systems into U.S. civilian airspace. The sites will use Exelis’ Symphony RangeVue sense-and-avoid tool for operators and test personnel to access real-time and historical aircraft surveillance data via a Web platform, Exelis said …

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Mitch Friedman: Exelis-L3 Team to Build Special Mission Aircraft EW System

Exelis and L-3 Communications‘ platform integration unit have teamed to develop electronic countermeasures designed to integrate with special operations tanker aircraft for the U.S. Air Force. The companies aim to offer an electronic self-protection technology for integration into AC/MC-130J Commando II planes of the Air Force’s special operations command through …

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Raytheon Receives Exelis Ground Encryptors for US Air Force GPS; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis has handed Raytheon six updated ground encryptors built for installation in the operational control system of the U.S. Air Force’s global positioning system. The encryptors are designed to help secure data transmitted between OCX and navigation payloads aboard the Air Force’s GPS satellites, Exelis said Wednesday. Joe Rambala, Exelis …

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Exelis Unveils Small Satellite Imaging Tech Portfolio; Rob Mitrevski Comments

Exelis has introduced a suite of small form factor imaging systems designed to produce high-resolution satellite imagery. The release is part of the company’s push in the intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and analytics market, Exelis said Wednesday. Rob Mitrevski, vice president and general manager of Exelis’ environmental intelligence and integrated sensing solutions …

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Bluestone Capital Partners: Defense Sector to Start Recovery in 2015

A new report by Bluestone Capital Partners indicates an improving market performance for the defense industry in 2015 after almost five years of being outperformed by the aerospace industry. The company said that businesses in the aerospace and defense sector with significant defense exposure have achieved a median trading multiple of at least 10-times earnings before interest, …

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Exelis to Offer Geospatial Image Analysis Software Via CloudEO Infrastructure

Exelis‘ visual information solutions business and CloudEO have partnered to provide customers access to the ENVI software via cloud to perform geospatial image analysis. The companies said Tuesday the partnership will combine geospatial data and software with cloud’s computing capabilities to help businesses manage software costs, scalability and product development. “Cloud technology offers our customers …

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Exelis Receives IHS Jane’s Air Traffic Control Award

Exelis has received the IHS Jane’s air traffic control award for 2015 in the enabling technology category for the company’s work on U.K.’s Heathrow cross-border arrival management program. IHS Jane presented the award to Exelis at the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization air traffic management dinner in Madrid, Spain, Exelis …

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