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  • Exelis to Provide Flight Tracking System To Philadelphia Airport - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis to Provide Flight Tracking System To Philadelphia Airport

    ITT Exelis will provide Philadelphia International Airport with a flight tracking system to help manage air traffic, the company announced Monday. The OpsVue flight tracking and situational awareness system provides pilots, air traffic controllers and other staff a real-time view of airways and airport operations. Built on a cloud-based architecture, the system integrates available aircraft surveillance […] More

  • Lockheed Tests GeoEye 2 Satellite Power; Carl Alleyne Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Tests GeoEye 2 Satellite Power; Carl Alleyne Comments

    A Lockheed Martin team conducted power-on testing of a GeoEye Earth imaging satellite, the company announced Tuesday. Lockheed’s space systems company is helping to develop GeoEye-2 under a firm fixed-price contract with a GeoEye government customer. Carl Alleyne, GeoEye’s vice president of engineering, said the GeoEye-2 satellite will be operational by 2013. The team installed […] More

  • Exelis Delivers GeoEye Satellite Image System to Lockheed; Bill Schuster Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Delivers GeoEye Satellite Image System to Lockheed; Bill Schuster Comments

    ITT Exelis, GeoEye and Lockheed Martin are collaborating to prepare the GeoEye-2 satellite for its launch and full operation by 2013. Exelis announced Tuesday it has delivered GeoEye’s imaging system for the satellite to Lockheed Martin’s space systems company in Sunnyvale, Calif. The McLean, Va.-based firm said the second-generation satellite will provide customers government, commercial and […] More

  • Exelis Wins Night Vision Device UK Sale - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Wins Night Vision Device UK Sale

    ITT Exelis has won a $34,653,724 U.S. Army contract to provide night vision devices in support of a foreign military sale. The Defense Department said the U.K. will receive the monocular devices under the firm-fixed-price contract through April 1, 2015. Work will occur Roanoke, Va. and the Army Contracting Command’s office at Aberdeen Proving Ground, […] More

  • Exelis to Provide Japan Radiation Imaging Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis to Provide Japan Radiation Imaging Systems

    ITT Exelis has won a $6 million contract to provide gamma ray imaging systems to the Japanese army, the company announced Wednesday. The McLean, Va.-based defense and technology firm said the country will use the systems as part of its recovery efforts from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The systems detect and analyze radiation […] More

  • Exelis Completes Navy Minesweeping System Overhaul - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Completes Navy Minesweeping System Overhaul

    ITT Exelis completed the first overhaul of a Navy minesweeping system under a potential $49 million contract, the company announced Monday. The McLean, Va.-based contractor won the IDIQ in 2009 to refurbish the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s mine sweeping equipment. The company will provide refurbishment support in order to extend the life of the MK-105 Mod […] More

  • Exelis Names B.J. Talley to Direct Corporate Communications - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Names B.J. Talley to Direct Corporate Communications

    ITT Exelis named B.J. Talley as director of corporate communications, effective March 7. The global aerospace, defense, and information solutions company said Talley will report to Vice president and Chief Communications Officer David Albritton. Talley will manage all aspects of media and public relations for Exelis' corporate headquarters in McLean, VA. He most recently served […] More

  • Exelis Wins Army Delivery Order for Image Intensifier Tubes, Program's Largest-to-Date Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Wins Army Delivery Order for Image Intensifier Tubes, Program’s Largest-to-Date Order

    ITT Exelis has won a $11.1 million Army delivery order to provide image intensifier tubes, Exelis announced Monday. This is the largest order to date Exelis has received for the tubes under the Army’s OMNI VIII program. Exelis will provide 8,248 MX-11769 image tubes, which are used in AN/PVS-14 night vision goggles. The Army’s Research, Development, Engineering Command‘s […] More

  • Exelis Delivers Interoperable Warfighter Network Radios - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Delivers Interoperable Warfighter Network Radios

    ITT Exelis delivered updated radio systems to the Navy’s program executive office for the joint tactical radio system. Exelis said the $4.2 million order includes Bowman Waveform systems for an information repository and soldier radio-multifunctional software-defined radios. The Navy says the JTRS program will be a family of software-defined radios that operate as nodes in an interoperable, […] More

  • GeoEye Satellite Clears Design Phase - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GeoEye Satellite Clears Design Phase

    GeoEye Inc. completed the last stage of design reviews for a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency satellite program, GeoEye announced Thursday. NGA approved the review for the agency’s EnhancedView program Jan. 26. GeoEye said the GeoEye-2 satellite will be fully operational by 2013. Carl Alleyne, GeoEye’s vice president of engineering, said NGA’s approval means the company’s system […] More

  • Profile: Ray DeLuke, ITT Exelis CIO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Profile: Ray DeLuke, ITT Exelis CIO

    Ray DeLuke is the chief information officer at ITT Exelis, where he is responsible for the strategic planning, alignment, governance and delivery of all corporate information technology products and services. DeLuke works closely with business leadership to support ITT Exelis' internal and external customers and works to align the company’s IT strategy with its overall […] More

  • ITT Exelis Builds Team to Pursue FAA's Communication Modernization Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITT Exelis Builds Team to Pursue FAA’s Communication Modernization Contract

    ITT Exelis has built a team of contractors in pursuit of the Federal Aviation Administration‘s Data Communications Integrated Services contract, ITT Exelis announced Monday. The team now includes: General Dynamics AT&T Northrop Grumman Computer Sciences Corp. Rockwell Collins Raytheon “The outstanding pursuit team we have assembled has ensured all data communications system aspects ““ ground infrastructure, avionics, […] More

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