Tag Archives: Exelis

Exelis to Build Maritime Electronic Warfare Tech for Sweden; Dave Prater Comments

Exelis has won a more than $17 million contract from shipbuilder Saab to supply electronic support measures to Sweden. The company will build ES-3701 electronic warfare technology for situational awareness, targeting, self-protection and surveillance missions, Exelis said Tuesday. “Our ESM technology will equip Sweden to handle a range of emerging threats …

Read More »

Executive Profile: Dr. Pamela Drew, President of Exelis Information Systems

Dr. Pamela Drew serves as executive vice president and president of the information systems business area at Exelis. Dr. Drew leads the organization in providing system architecture, development, integration, testing, evaluation, maintenance and sustainment services to government customers. Before Exelis, she was senior VP for strategic capabilities and technology at …

Read More »

Exelis Rolls Out Helios APIs for Weather Forecasting; Brian Bell Comments

Exelis has embedded new application program interfaces into the company’s applications and systems for users to access the Helios platform. The Helios4Forecast, Helios4Apps and Helios4Enterprise APIs are designed to help weather forecasters, product managers and logistics operations managers view data on weather conditions through Helios, Exelis said Tuesday. “Our APIs… …

Read More »

Eric Webster: Exelis to Access TrafficLand’s Traffic Camera Network for Helios Imagery

Exelis and live traffic video aggregator TrafficLand have partnered to deliver real-time weather information to customers across the U.S. via Exelis’ Helios platform. Exelis will apply its Helios image science to TrafficLand’s ground-based cameras and sensors across the country, Exelis said Monday. “TrafficLand offers Exelis direct access to its network …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »