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Exelis to Deploy Predeparture Sequence Planner at Changi Airport; Frank Koehne Comments

Exelis has been selected to implement its predeparture sequence planner at Singapore’s Changi Airport in a move to help the international hub achieve gate pushback times for departing aircraft. Frank Koehne, managing director of Exelis Orthogon, said Friday the Osyris predeparture sequence planner is designed to minimize aircraft queue lengths and …

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Exelis Memory Stick Gets NSA Certification; Mark Adams Comments

Exelis has obtained a National Security Agency certification for the company’s self-encrypting memory drive. The memory stick is built to give users data-at-rest, data-in-transit, communications, networking and storage services, Exelis said Thursday. Mark Adams, vice president and general manager of Exelis’ specialty applications business, said the company has gone through “successive …

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Exelis Delivers Infrared Sounder to NOAA; Eric Webster Comments

Exelis has delivered the cross-track infrared sounder to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for installation in the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 spacecraft. The sounder is designed to produce atmospheric temperature and moisture data for weather and climate prediction, Exelis said Friday. “This advanced hyperspectral technology is providing improvements to …

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Exelis to Help DARPA Build Airborne Communications Chip; Mark Adams Comments

Exelis has won a $10.7 million contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency develop a radio chip technology that would secure airborne communications against electronic threats. The company aims to build a microarchitecture for engineers to reconfigure military radio subsystems for multiple functions without redesigning an entire system …

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Exelis to Redesign Jamming System for US Navy; Australian Gov’t Places Order

Exelis has won a $15.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide sustainment and redesign support for the ALQ-99 tactical jamming system used by the service’s EA-6B Prowler and EA-18G Growler aircraft. The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center tasked Exelis to redesign three components of the jammer’s universal exciter upgrade shop-replaceable assembly, the …

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