Tag Archives: Exelis

Exelis to Build Composite Missile Bodies for Lockheed’s Standoff Missile; Mike Blair Comments

Exelis will build composite missile structures for Lockheed Martin‘s two batches of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile under a $20 million contract. Exelis will manufacture the structures for more than 400 baseline and extended-range JASSM versions by composite braiding and resin-transfer mold technologies, Exelis said Wednesday. “We believe this contract is a reflection of our customer’s …

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Exelis to Launch New Electronic Warfare Offering; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis will unveil a multifunctional electronic warfare system at a symposium Tuesday in Washington. The Disruptor SRx EW technology works to respond to changing mission requirements in real time, Exelis said Monday. “Disruptor SRx is an important milestone in the company’s long history of innovating to protect against evolving electronic threats,” said Joe …

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Japan Preps Launch for Satellite with Exelis Weather Imager; Eric Webster Comments

The Japan Meteorological Agency has set a Tuesday launch for the Himawari-8 weather satellite outfitted with an Exelis ABI-class imager. Exelis said Monday that it modified the advanced baseline imager technology it developed for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to create the advanced Himawari imager. The AHI meteorological imaging instrument …

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Airbus, Exelis to Offer Integrated Geospatial Software Products; Stuart Blundell Comments

An Airbus subsidiary and Exelis have partnered to embed a geodatabase into Exelis’ spectral image analysis and sensor data processing platform offerings. Exelis said Monday its ENVI software customers will have access to Airbus Defense and Space’s collection of geospatial imagery between Oct. 6 and Dec. 31. The geospatial data …

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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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