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  • Exelis to Produce Composite Missile Parts for Lockheed; Mike Blair Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis to Produce Composite Missile Parts for Lockheed; Mike Blair Comments

    ITT Exelis has won a $10 million contract to manufacture composite components for a joint air-to-surface standoff missile Lockheed Martin is developing for the U.S. military. Exelis will build the structures for the missile’s extended-range and baseline variants under production lot 10 for the JASSM program, Exelis said Monday. Mike Blair, vice president and general […] More

  • Exelis to Design Surface Ship Electronic Warfare Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis to Design Surface Ship Electronic Warfare Tech

    ITT Exelis has won a potential $65 million contract to design and install an electronic warfare system for U.S. Navy surface warships, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Tuesday. John Keller writes Exelis’ electronic systems division and the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington will jointly develop technology to protect vessels against a newly discovered and undisclosed […] More

  • Exelis to Make Raytheon SM-3 Antennas; Paul Eyring Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis to Make Raytheon SM-3 Antennas; Paul Eyring Comments

    ITT Exelis has won a $2.96 million contract from Raytheon to produce antennas for the Standard Missile-3 weapon system. Exelis will build the antennas for the SM-3 Block IIA program, a collaborative development initiative between the U.S. Defense Department and Japan’s defense ministry, the company said Monday. “Effective missile defense is critical to global security, […] More

  • Executive Profile: Ann Davidson, ITT Exelis SVP, Chief Legal Officer and Corp. Secretary - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Ann Davidson, ITT Exelis SVP, Chief Legal Officer and Corp. Secretary

    Ann Davidson serves as senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary at ITT Exelis. She assumed that role when the company spun off from ITT Corp in October 2011. Davidson worked for ITT Defense & Information Solutions since 2007 and served as corporate VP, general counsel and chief ethics and compliance officer. She also served as […] More

  • Exelis Expands Aircraft Composite Facility - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 business aircraft and large commercial […] More

  • Exelis to Build Lockheed F-35 Blade Seal Components - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 the orders and produce the […] More

  • Exelis to Build Air Traffic Surveillance Components for Aireon; Pamela Drew Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis to Build Air Traffic Surveillance Components for Aireon; Pamela Drew Comments

    ITT Exelis has won a $42 million contract to build data processing and distribution components for Aireon LLC‘s space-based aircraft surveillance infrastructure. Aireon, an Iridium Communications–NAV Canada venture, intends to utilize hosted payload on Iridium satellites designed for aircraft control and monitoring, Exelis said Monday. Exelis will operate and maintain Aireon’s automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast system […] More

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    Lockheed Team Tests GPS III Comm Equipment, Spacecraft Bus; Keoki Jackson Comments

    A Lockheed Martin-led team has tested the network communications equipment and spacecraft bus of a satellite for an Air Force program. Team members evaluated the first GPS III space vehicle bus’ subsystems and determined they can be integrated into the satellite’s navigation payload, Lockheed said Wednesday. The Air Force intends to have 32 satellites in […] More

  • Exelis to Develop Defense Dept Global Tactical Comm System; Mark Adams Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis to Develop Defense Dept Global Tactical Comm System; Mark Adams Comments

    ITT Exelis has won a contract to develop a communications service for the Defense Information Systems Agency that connects users to a satellite-based network for voice and data exchange. DISA aims for the company to demonstrate the service by 2014 for the “Global Services“ development phase of the agency’s Distributed Tactical Communications System, Exelis said […] More

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    Exelis, Navy Test Jammer Tech for Electronic Warfare Aircraft; Rich Sorelle Comments

    ITT Exelis has concluded the technology maturation phase of a jammer to be installed on the U.S. Navy's EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft. The process involved 33 months of collaboration between the company and naval officials designing, developing and testing the Next Generation Jammer's subsystems, Exelis said Monday. Work at Exelis facilities in Amityville and Bohemia, […] More

  • Exelis Unveils Remote Geospatial Mobile Data Platform; Jim Phillips Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Unveils Remote Geospatial Mobile Data Platform; Jim Phillips Comments

    ITT Exelis has debuted a new platform that aims to connect users to geospatial information on mobile devices when operating in remote or hostile locations. Exelis created Jagwire Mobile for warfighters to capture and disseminate tactical images and data in areas with limited bandwidth coverage, the company said Tuesday. The new platform offers similar functions […] More

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