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  • Exelis Reports Successful F-16 Electronic Warfare System Install - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Reports Successful F-16 Electronic Warfare System Install

    ITT Exelis installed and tested a pod-mounted, self-defense electronic warfare system on F-16 aircraft operated by an international customer according to a company announcement. The Airborne Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare System, or AIDEWS, was tested against a wide variety of threats according to the company. “This most recent exercise continues AIDEWS' long track record of […] More

  • Army Radio Contract Drawing Big Names, Partners Into Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Radio Contract Drawing Big Names, Partners Into Competition

    On Dec. 20, ExecutiveBiz reported that ITT Exelis and Northrop Grumman will partner to compete for an upcoming contract to improve radio communication within Army vehicles. In today’s Washington Post, Marjorie Censer writes that the team can expect stiff competition for the award as “contractors are lining up for a rare opportunity to win a spot on a military […] More

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    ITT Exelis to Produce F/A-18 Control Modules on GE Aviation Contract

    ITT Exelis has recently won a $5.7 million multi-year subcontract to produce 375 generator control modules for F/A-18 aircraft, the company has announced. Exelis’ electronic systems operation in North Amityville, N.Y. will complete the work, which was awarded by GE Aviation. The announcement said F/A-18 aircraft carry two modules, each of which controls one side of the […] More

  • ITT Exelis Reports Successful Test for Air Force's GPS III Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITT Exelis Reports Successful Test for Air Force's GPS III Program

    ITT Exelis integrated and performed the initial power up of a full-size payload prototype for the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Positioning System III program, according to a company announcement. The company said the test was intended to show that the digital communications, telemetry and radio frequency interfaces are working properly. A new generation of GPS […] More

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    ITT Exelis Wins Additional $3.2M for Satellite Sensor Production

    ITT Exelis announced it has been awarded an additional $3.2 million for the production of satellite-based precipitation measuring sensors. The additional award brings the total contract value to $50 million. The sensors are for the Global Precipitation Measurement program. The program uses a network of satellites to measure precipitation and produce data on the Earth's water and […] More

  • Northrop Teams with ITT Exelis to Compete for Army Radio Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Teams with ITT Exelis to Compete for Army Radio Contract

    Northrop Grumman Corp. and ITT Exelis have announced they will work together to compete for a U.S. Army contract for a vehicle-mounted, software-defined radio. On Nov. 4, the Army issued a draft request for proposal for the “mid-tier networking vehicular radio.” The new system would replace an older version of the ground mobile radio system and enable mobile […] More

  • Federal Spending Moves to Cybersecurity, Contractors Follow - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Federal Spending Moves to Cybersecurity, Contractors Follow

    It has become evident of recent that agencies are beginning to refocus much of their spending toward cybersecurity related activity. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, for example, plans to increase cybersecurity research spending by 50 percent over the next five years, according to an ExecutiveGov report  As the government is making moves to spend […] More

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    ITT Exelis Gets $5.1M International Order

    ITT Exelis recently announced it has received a $5.1 million delivery order contract to provide an undisclosed international customer with radio depot modernizations. The award includes automated test equipment for radio troubleshooting and calls for the Exelis electronic systems division to install test equipment in-country, as well as provide repairs and training as needed. Ken Peterman, president […] More

  • ITT Exelis, Booz Allen Execs to Speak at Credit Suisse Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITT Exelis, Booz Allen Execs to Speak at Credit Suisse Conference

    ITT Exelis and Booz Allen Hamilton executives will be making an appearance at the upcoming Credit Suisse Aerospace & Defense Conference on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. ITT’s Chief Executive Officer, President and Board Member Dave Melcher and Chief Financial Officer Peter Milligan will be speaking at the 17th annual conference and will discuss the newly public […] More

  • Contractors Testing Army Comm, ISR Networks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Contractors Testing Army Comm, ISR Networks

    The U.S. Army has increasingly tested communications networks as it looks to upgrade its capabilities, and three contracting firms have helped the service branch conduct exercises. ITT Exelis, recently spun-off from former parent ITT Corp., is currently demonstrating several communications at the Army’s Network Integration Exercise, according to a company release. Exelis is demonstrating the […] More

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    ITT Exelis Breaks Ground on Florida Mine Defense Facility

    ITT Exelis broke ground Tuesday on a new 105,000-square-foot facility in Panama City, Fla. for its mine defense business. Exelis will be the anchor tenant at the VentureCrossings business park, located near the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. “This new facility consolidates three locations into one and significantly improves our operation’s efficiency,” said Rich Sorelle, Exelis […] More

  • ITT Names Board Members for Exelis - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITT Names Board Members for Exelis

    ITT Corporation has announced the members of the board of directors for ITT Exelis , a new publicly traded company that will result from the Oct. 31 separation of ITT. Ralph Hake, former chairman and CEO of Maytag, will become chairman of the Exelis board. Hake has been an ITT director since 2002. Steve Loranger, […] More

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