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Harris Corporation Completes Acquisition of Exelis 5/29/2015

​Creates Significantly Greater Scale and Strengthens Core Franchises

MELBOURNE, Fla., May 29, 2015 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) today completed its previously announced acquisition of Exelis Inc. ...

Exelis, Korea Aerospace Research Institute complete review of new satellite imager that will improve weather forecasting 5/27/2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 27, 2015 – The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) has completed a multi-disciplinary design review of the Exelis-built (NYSE: XLS) Advanced ...

Exelis monitors Illinois site for carbon dioxide emissions 5/27/2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 27, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) is monitoring a site in Illinois for possible carbon  dioxide (CO₂) emissions as part of a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of ...

Exelis awarded blanket purchase agreement by Department of Interior 5/26/2015

​BOULDER, Colo., May 26, 2015 – The Department of Interior (DOI) has awarded Exelis (NYSE: XLS) Visual Information Solutions (Exelis VIS) a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to acquire ENVI software and maintenance. ...

Company Profile

Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense and information solutions company that leverages a 50-year legacy of deep customer knowledge and technical expertise to deliver affordable, mission-critical solutions for global customers.  We are a leader in positioning and navigation, sensors, air traffic management solutions, image processing and distribution, communications and information systems, and focused on strategic growth in the areas of critical networks, ISR and analytics, electronic warfare and composite aerostructures. Headquartered in McLean, Va., Exelis employs approximately 10,000 people and generated 2013 sales of $4.8 billion.

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