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Exelis to produce additional carriage and release systems for F-35 Lightning II 1/28/2015

AMITYVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has received a low rate initial production (LRIP) contract from Lockheed Martin Corp. to continue supplying pneumatic carriage and release ...


Exelis Information Systems President Pamela Drew selected to Wash100 as strategic government contracting leader 1/27/2015

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 27, 2015 – Exelis Executive Vice President and President of Information Systems Pamela Drew has been inducted into the


Exelis wins interim redesign contract for US Navy’s tactical jammer 1/26/2015

CLIFTON, N.J., Jan. 26, 2015– Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has received a U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center contract valued at $15.3 million to perform essential sustainment work ...


Exelis to produce carriage and release systems for MQ-9 Reaper 1/21/2015

AMITYVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 21, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) recently received a follow-on contract valued at more than $27 million from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. ...


Exelis completes sea acceptance testing of command and control technology for Norwegian Coast Guard 1/20/2015

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 20 2015 – Exelis (NYSE:XLS) recently completed a successful sea acceptance test of the company’s latest Command Management Information System (CMIS), ...


Exelis to supply Sweden with maritime electronic warfare technology 1/13/2015

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Jan. 13 2015– Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a contract valued at more than $17 million to provide electronic support measures (ESM) technology and services to Sweden ...


Exelis delivers 2,000th PLM-4 Radar Signal Simulator to US military and international customers 1/12/2015

​FORT WAYNE, Ind., Jan. 12, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has delivered the 2,000th AN/PLM-4 Radar Signal Simulator (RSS) to the US military.  The


First images taken with advanced Exelis imager on Japanese weather satellite released 1/8/2015

Advanced Himawari Imager captures detailed weather images over Japan

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2015 – The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) released the first ...


Exelis releases 3 interfaces that ease real-time hyperlocal weather data access using the Helios platform 1/6/2015

Application program interfaces (API) for weather forecasters, product managers, and enterprise logistics operations managers
 
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 6,  2015 – Exelis (NYSE: ...


Exelis wins NASA contract to support climate change research 1/5/2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 5, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a $3.5 million NASA contract that supports research to improve understanding of climate change by tracking how weather systems transport  carbon ...


Exelis and TrafficLand® partner to deliver novel weather information via Helios™ digital platform 1/5/2015

Access to largest U.S. traffic camera network will deliver real-time weather conditions in markets across the United States
   
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 5, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and ...


Exelis receives $28 million international order for radios, installation kits and spare parts 12/29/2014

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Dec. 29, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a direct commercial contract valued at $28 million to provide an existing international customer with additional communications equipment, ...


Exelis receives $30 million international order for radios and installation kits 12/29/2014

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Dec. 29, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a direct commercial contract valued at $30 million to provide an existing international customer single and dual vehicular ...


Exelis seeks veterans and transitioning service members for intensive military to civilian leadership program 12/24/2014

​Applications accepted now through Jan. 12

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 24, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) are seeking applicants for ...


Exelis and Iridium successfully demonstrate new DTCS Global Services supporting inter-theater, on-the-move communications 12/19/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 19, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE:XLS) and Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) have successfully demonstrated a new global-reach communications capability ...


Exelis to provide radar signal simulators to U.S. Air Force 12/15/2014

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Dec. 15, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has received an Air Force $6.3 million contract award to provide AN/PLM-4 ...


Exelis awarded US Air Force contract to upgrade Strategic Automated Command Control System digital memory technology 12/3/2014

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Dec. 3, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a $10.3 million sole source U.S. Air Force contract to insert a modern data storage and retrieval  technology into the ...


Midwestern hub selects Exelis airport surface surveillance solutions 11/25/2014

​Detroit Metropolitan Airport to improve the safety and efficiency of airfield operations

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 25, 2014 – Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) has selected Exelis (


Exelis appoints Peter Martin as vice president and general manager of its electronic attack and release systems business 11/24/2014

AMITYVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 24, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has appointed Peter Martin to lead its electronic attack and release systems business on Long Island, New York. In his new position, Martin ...


Exelis Chief Executive Officer and President David Melcher to present at the 2014 Credit Suisse Global Industrials Conference 11/24/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 24 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) today announced that Chief Executive Officer and President David Melcher will present at the Credit Suisse ...


Exelis, Airbus partner to provide missile warning capabilities for US and international F-16 aircraft 11/10/2014

CLIFTON, N.J., Nov. 10, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has signed a teaming agreement with Airbus Group to provide advanced missile warning ...


Exelis board of directors approves $350 million share repurchase program 11/4/2014

​MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 4, 2014 – The board of directors for Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has authorized a share repurchase program.  Under the program, the company may repurchase up to $350 million ...


Davidson of Exelis named to 2015 DirectWomen Board Institute Class 11/3/2014

​MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 3, 2014 –Exelis (NYSE: XLS) Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary


Exelis reports third-quarter 2014 financial results; revises full-year guidance 10/31/2014

​• $1.5 billion in funded orders in the quarter and funded backlog increase of 15 percent over the second quarter of 2014
• C4ISR segment revenue increases year-over-year for second consecutive quarter
• 2014 full-year guidance ...


Exelis to announce 2014 third-quarter financial results Oct. 31 10/17/2014

​MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 17, 2014 –Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will announce its 2014 third-quarter financial results at 6:30 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.  Management will conduct an investor briefing ...


Exelis to hold investor and analyst event Nov. 4 10/15/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 15, 2014 –Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will host an investor and analyst event Nov. 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST.  Exelis President and Chief Executive Officer David Melcher, Chief Financial ...


Exelis to display ready-now affordable solutions and new technologies for the U.S. Army and international customers at 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting 10/13/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 13, 2014 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will showcase a variety of its leading defense and information solutions at the 2014 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, ...


Exelis SideHat® radio to be tested by US Army; company providing vehicular radios for tactical networking tests 10/13/2014

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Oct. 13, 2014 – The U.S. Army Contracting Command has awarded Exelis (NYSE: XLS) a task order to deliver a limited quantity of SideHat SRW (Solidier ...


Exelis adds night capability to CorvusEye™ wide area airborne surveillance system 10/13/2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2014 – A new Exelis (NYSE: XLS) CorvusEye 1500 visible color and infrared (IR) sensor provides day and nighttime wide area airborne surveillance coverage to support ...


Exelis board approves $0.1033 per share dividend for the fourth quarter of 2014 10/10/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 10, 2014 – The Board of Directors for Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has declared a cash dividend of $0.1033 per share for the fourth quarter of 2014.  The dividend will be payable on Jan. 2, 2015 to shareholders ...


Exelis Awarded Follow-on Contract for Lockheed Martin’s JASSM 10/8/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 8, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a follow-on contract from Lockheed Martin to manufacture composite missile bodies and structures for Lots 11 and 12 of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff ...


Two Exelis employees inducted into AOC Technology Hall of Fame 10/8/2014

CLIFTON, N.J., Oct. 8, 2014, Two Exelis (NYSE:XLS) engineers have been honored by the Association of Old Crows (AOC) for their career-spanning contributions to the development ...


Japanese weather satellite set to launch first Exelis advanced imager 10/6/2014

Second Exelis imager delivered in August to Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2014 – The Exelis-built (NYSE: XLS) Advanced Himawari Imager (AHI) ...


Exelis to launch next-generation electronic warfare capability at AOC Annual Symposium 10/6/2014

CLIFTON, N.J., Oct. 6, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will debut Disruptor SRx™, an adaptive, multifunctional electronic ...


Exelis and Airbus Defence and Space modernize the way data is discovered 10/6/2014

BOULDER, Colo. , Oct. 6, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and Airbus Defence and Space have agreed to offer users of ENVI® ...


Exelis electronic countermeasures pod certified for installation on international F-16 Fighting Falcons 9/29/2014

CLIFTON, N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has received official certification for its AN/ALQ-211(V)9 Advanced ...


Exelis successfully completes spin-off of Vectrus, Inc. 9/27/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Sept.  27, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) today completed the previously announced separation of its former Mission Systems ...


On Track: Exelis ADS-B Program Delivering Benefits Now 9/25/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 25, 2014 – As the prime contractor responsible for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) execution of the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) program, Exelis (NYSE: ...


First shortwave infrared images taken with Exelis system on DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite released 9/24/2014

​Commercial space imager can “see” through smoke for the first time

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2014 – The Exelis-built (NYSE: XLS) shortwave infrared imager (SWIR) on ...


Exelis to highlight expansion in global aviation industry at ATC Global 2014 9/15/2014

​MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will highlight its expanding presence in the global aviation marketplace at ATC Global 2014 in Beijing, ...


Exelis receives $8 million Army order for night vision equipment 9/12/2014

ROANOKE, Va., Sept.  12, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a contract valued at $8 million to provide the U.S. Army with Generation 3 night ...


Exelis highlights airborne, space and cyber solutions at 2014 AFA Air & Space Conference 9/11/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 11, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will display a wide variety of its industry-leading technologies and solutions at the Air Force Association’s Air and Space Conference and ...


Second Exelis high-resolution imager for GOES-R weather satellite finishes environmental testing 9/11/2014

Advanced Baseline Imager is 6 months ahead of schedule for delivery

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) announced the second flight unit of the Advanced Baseline Imager ...


Exelis GPS threat detection technology now includes improved capabilities 9/10/2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2014 – Based on customer use and feedback, Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has improved its Signal Sentry® ...


Exelis successfully tests GPS threat detection product 9/10/2014

​ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2014Signal Sentry™ 1000, an Exelis (NYSE: XLS) product that detects and locates GPS ...


Exelis to demonstrate advanced air traffic management radar capability at Africa Aerospace and Defense 2014 9/8/2014

VAN NUYS, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will exhibit at the Africa Aerospace and Defense 2014 tradeshow at Waterkloof ...


Exelis board of directors approves spin-off of Vectrus as separate, publicly traded company; sets record and distribution dates 9/8/2014

Record date September 18, 2014; Separation to be completed September 27, 2014; Vectrus to begin “regular way” trading on the New York Stock Exchange on September 29, 2014
Vectrus investor ...


Exelis Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Peter Milligan to present at the Gabelli 20th Annual Aircraft and Supplier Conference 8/29/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 29, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) today announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Peter Milligan will present at the Gabelli 20th Annual Aircraft and Supplier Conference ...


Exelis Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Peter Milligan to present at Cowen and Company 7th Annual Global Transportation and Aerospace and Defense Conference 8/28/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 28, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) today announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Peter Milligan will present at the Cowen and Company 7th Annual Global Transportation ...


First images taken with Exelis system on DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite released 8/26/2014

​Exelis-built integrated super-spectral imaging system consists of a telescope, sensor and shortwave infrared system

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2014 – DigitalGlobe has released the first ...


Exelis awarded $517 million U.S. Army information technology contract 8/20/2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 20, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a $517 million contract for enterprise information management and information technology support services by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer ...


Exelis to showcase leading capabilities at the 2014 U.S. National Guard Association Conference & Exhibition 8/20/2014

McLEAN, Va., Aug. 21, 2014 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will highlight its industry-leading defense and information technology solutions at the 2014 ...


Exelis CEO David F. Melcher named 2014 national AUSA award recipient 8/18/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 - Exelis Chief Executive Officer and President David F. Melcher has been recognized by the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Council of ...


Exelis board approves $0.1033 per share dividend for the third quarter of 2014 8/12/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 – The Board of Directors for Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has declared a cash dividend of $0.1033 per share for the third quarter of 2014.  The dividend will be payable ...


Exelis reports second-quarter 2014 financial results 8/1/2014

​• $1.2 billion in funded orders in the quarter and funded backlog increase of 17 percent over the second quarter of 2013
• C4ISR segment operating income up 50 percent from the second quarter of 2013; up 60 percent excluding spin-off-related ...


Exelis acquires Orthogon airport operations management solutions business from Barco NV 8/1/2014

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 1, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has completed the acquisition of Barco Orthogon (Orthogon), a wholly-owned ...


Exelis Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Peter Milligan to present at Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference 7/31/2014

MCLEAN, Va., July 31, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) today announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer ...


Exelis receives multimillion dollar contract for Airbus A380 composite struts 7/30/2014

​SALT LAKE CITY,  July 30, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been selected by Airbus to supply composite floor beam struts for the


Exelis delivers latest electronic warfare technology for US Navy F/A-18 aircraft 7/30/2014

CLIFTON, N.J., July 30, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has successfully delivered to the U.S. Navy the first nine full ...


Exelis selected as a Supplier of the Year by Northrop Grumman 7/29/2014

BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 29, 2014 — Exelis (NYSE:XLS) has been recognized by Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE:NOC) Aerospace Systems sector ...


Exelis, Korn Ferry and Points of Light accepting applications for intensive military to civilian leadership transformation program 7/28/2014

MCLEAN, Va., July 28, 2014 –Through its employee volunteer service program Exelis Action Corps, aerospace and defense company Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has ...


Exelis deploys deicing management software solution at Philadelphia International Airport 7/24/2014

HERNDON, Va., July 24, 2014 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has successfully deployed its new deicing management solution at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).  ...


Exelis electronic warfare engineer elected to lead AOC Garden State chapter 7/21/2014

CLIFTON, N.J., July 21, 2014  – Exelis (NYSE:XLS) Technical Fellow Myles Murphy has been elected president of the Garden State chapter of the Association of Old Crows (AOC), ...


Exelis to supply Saudi Arabian National Guard with high-performance air traffic management radar 7/21/2014

​VAN NUYS, Calif., July 21, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has received a contract valued at more than $9 million to provide advanced military air traffic management capabilities to the Saudi Arabian National ...


Exelis to announce 2014 second-quarter financial results Aug. 1 7/18/2014

MCLEAN, Va., July. 18, 2014 –Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will announce its 2014 second-quarter financial results at 6:30 a.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.  Management will conduct an investor briefing and conference ...


Exelis achieves Boeing processor qualification status for its aerostructures business 7/15/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, July 15, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has received processor qualification designation from The Boeing Company for its composite design and manufacturing ...


Exelis expands its composite manufacturing capability, offers new product line 7/15/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, July 15, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS)  has licensed patented manufacturing technology from Belgium based Bodair S.A. to produce composite Struts, Tubes and Rods (STaR) for commercial and military ...


Exelis awarded contract to maintain US military family housing in Germany 7/14/2014

​COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 14, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a $32 million contract by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe for maintenance services at the government family housing facilities ...


Exelis to highlight industry-leading airborne technologies at 2014 Farnborough Air Show 7/11/2014

MCLEAN, Va., July 11, 2014 —Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will highlight its industry-leading defense, security, and commercial solutions at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show ...


Exelis to provide professional services under the General Services Administration’s OASIS contract 6/24/2014

​HERNDON, Va., June 24, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a contract vehicle by the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide professional services to federal ...


Exelis airport ground vehicle and aircraft surveillance solutions selected by San Francisco International Airport 6/19/2014

Airport to provide airfield operators with improved situational awareness and safety through deployment of Exelis solutions​

HERNDON, Va., June 19, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been selected by San ...


Exelis, Korn Ferry and Points of Light help veterans leverage military experience for success in civilian leadership roles 6/17/2014

MCLEAN, Va., June 17, 2014 –Through its employee volunteer service program Exelis Action Corps, defense and aerospace company Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has partnered ...


Exelis to provide NATO country Enhanced High Capacity Data Radios 6/16/2014

​Upgrade program to improve capabilities and increase data rate

BASINGSTOKE, Hampshire, England, June 16, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a $12 million contract to deliver enhanced ...


Exelis acquires Celestech to strengthen next generation data sharing capability 6/12/2014

MCLEAN, Va., June 12, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has completed the acquisition of Celestech, a privately held technology development and engineering firm, with locations in Chantilly, Virginia and Phoenix, ...


Exelis Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Peter Milligan to present at Drexel Hamilton Aerospace and Defense Conference 6/3/2014

MCLEAN, Va., June 3, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) today announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Peter Milligan will present at the ...


Exelis wins NASA contract for satellite payload to improve climate models 6/2/2014

Radiation Budget Instrument will study clouds and energy from sun 

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 2, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a contract by NASA worth up to $208 million to build ...


Exelis awarded two contracts by General Dynamics UK to support UK MoD 5/22/2014

​Engineering support provided for Bowman Radio Program

BASINGSTOKE, Hampshire, England, May 22, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) was awarded two contracts by General Dynamics UK to support U.K. ...


DHS Selects Exelis to Provide Information Technology Services under EAGLE II Contract 5/22/2014

HERNDON, Va., May 22, 2014—A team led by Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been selected by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as one of several prime contractors to provide critical information technology ...


Exelis establishes Asia Pacific headquarters and state-of-the-art research and development facility in Melbourne 5/21/2014

​MCLEAN, Va., May 21, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) announced plans to establish its Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Melbourne, Australia. Working closely with the Victorian Coalition Government, Exelis ...


Exelis wins multimillion-dollar contract for climate-monitoring satellite payload 5/20/2014

The primary sensor for a Japanese satellite will support understanding of climate change 

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 20, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a multimillion-dollar commercial contract ...


Exelis to showcase innovative technologies for special operations forces at 2014 SOFIC 5/19/2014

CLIFTON, N.J., May 19, 2014 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will showcase its industry-leading technologies at the 2014 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa, Florida, May 20-22. The company ...


Exelis celebrates 50 years of NASA’S Deep Space Network at the Annual Space Symposium 5/19/2014

HERNDON, Va., May 19, 2014 – In conjunction with the 30th Space Symposium, Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will highlight its continued support of NASA’s ...


Exelis awarded contract for five infrared sensors on Gorgon Stare program 5/14/2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 14, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a $25 million contract to deliver five additional infrared sensing systems for use on the Gorgon ...


Exelis CorvusEye provides wide area airborne surveillance capable of viewing 10 separate areas in 3-kilometer region 5/13/2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 13, 2014 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has introduced a wide area airborne surveillance system called CorvusEye 1500 that can capture color video from multiple ...