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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. ...


Exelis shareholders approve acquisition by Harris Corporation 5/22/2015

MCLEAN, Va., May 22, 2015 – Exelis Inc. (NYSE: XLS) announced today that its shareholders approved the merger agreement providing for the acquisition of Exelis by Harris Corporation during its special meeting of shareholders ...


Exelis, UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard enter agreement to trial ground-based position, navigation and timing signal 5/22/2015

HERNDON, Va., May 22, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS), UrsaNav, Inc., the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (DHS ...


Japan Meteorological Agency releases video showing improved imagery from Exelis-built advanced weather satellite instrument 5/22/2015

​Images of typhoon, sea ice and volcanic dust show instrument’s versatility

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 22, 2015 – The Japan Meteorological Agency released comparative imagery taken by the advanced Exelis-built ...


Exelis, Leidos continue work to counter future radar threats 5/19/2015

CLIFTON, N.J., May 19, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) have been selected to continue to evolve advanced technology ...


Exelis to showcase naval, undersea capabilities at IMDEX Asia 2015 5/18/2015

CHESAPEAKE, Va., – May 18, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE:XLS) will highlight a sophisticated portfolio of naval and undersea technologies at the 2015 IMDEX ASIA International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference, booth K24, ...


Exelis achieves factory acceptance testing for Aireon LLC’s global aircraft surveillance data processing and distribution ground system 5/18/2015

The AireonSM system will enable continuous space-based monitoring of aircraft

HERNDON, Va., May 18, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE:XLS), a leading provider of critical network solutions, has achieved ...


Exelis to highlight technology at SOFIC 2015 for evolving Special Forces missions 5/14/2015

CLIFTON, N.J., May 14, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will showcase a range of electronic warfare (EW), intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and analytics (ISR&A) and communications technologies at ...


Exelis board approves $0.1033 per share dividend for the second quarter of 2015 5/13/2015

MCLEAN, Va., May 13, 2015 – The Board of Directors for Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has declared a cash dividend of $0.1033 per share for the second quarter of 2015. The dividend will be payable on July 1, 2015 to ...


Exelis ENVI analytics now on DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data platform 5/6/2015

BOULDER, Colo., May 6, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI) have agreed to provide a new commercial offering of cloud-based ...


Exelis becomes NOAA Weather-Ready Nation ambassador 5/6/2015

​Such products as the Helios™ platform improve public safety during extreme weather conditions

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 6, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has become an ambassador for a National Oceanic ...


Exelis reports first quarter 2015 financial results 5/6/2015

• Revenue from continuing operations increases 5 percent over the first quarter of 2014
• Operating margin from continuing operations increases 400bps to 13.2 percent; C4ISR segment operating income increases ...


Exelis, TÜBİTAK SAGE to collaborate on development of smart release technology for global customers 5/5/2015

CLIFTON, N.J., May 5, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will sign a memorandum of understanding with TÜBİTAK SAGE, the Defense Industries Research and Development ...


Exelis to feature enhanced CorvusEye™ 1500 analytics capabilities at Unmanned Systems 2015 5/5/2015

ATLANTA, May 5, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) (booth #2449) has improved the way its CorvusEye 1500 wide-area airborne system processes and analyzes the vast amount of data it collects, which is crucial in helping ...


Exelis and FAA–designated Test Sites to research the safe integration of unmanned aircraft into the national airspace system 5/5/2015

Herndon, Va., May 5, 2015 - Exelis (NYSE:XLS) has signed agreements with four Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-designated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) Test Sites ...


Exelis to highlight electronic warfare, release systems and surveillance capabilities at IDEF 2015 5/4/2015

CLIFTON, N.J., May 4, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will showcase a range of electronic warfare, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and analytics as well as carriage and release technologies ...


Exelis showcases products at Unmanned Systems 2015 4/30/2015

​ATLANTA, April 30, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will highlight an extensive array of its advanced technologies when the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) presents ...


Exelis and Korn Ferry seek veterans and transitioning service members for intensive military to civilian leadership program 4/28/2015

MCLEAN, Va., April 28, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) are seeking applicants for the NYSE: XLS) and L-3 Platform Integration are partnering to provide cutting-edge electronic ...


Exelis to report first-quarter 2015 financial results on May 6, 2015 4/27/2015

MCLEAN, Va., April 27, 2015 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will release its 2015 first-quarter financial results at 6:30 a.m. EST Wednesday, May 6, 2015. In light of the pending ...


Exelis launches airspace surveillance and sense-and-avoid tool for unmanned aerial system operations in the US 4/23/2015

​HERNDON, Va., April 23, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE:XLS) has launched its first airspace situational awareness tool designed specifically for unmanned aerial system (UAS) operations in the US.  ...


Exelis named Military Times ‘Best for Vets’ employer for second consecutive year 4/22/2015

​MCLEAN, Va., Apr. 22, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE:XLS) was named to the


Exelis delivers encryptors for GPS OCX 4/15/2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 15, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) delivered six enhanced ground encryptors, which will improve information security for the Global Positioning System’s ...


Exelis now offers right-sized, high-resolution satellite systems 4/15/2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 15, 2015 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has evolved its industry-leading capabilities in large space-based imaging systems to a full portfolio of


Exelis provides critical communications support to NASA’s Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 Mission 4/9/2015

GREENBELT, Md., April 9, 2015 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS), a leading provider of critical network solutions, has successfully provided communications support to NASA’s Orion Exploration ...


Exelis Visual Information Solutions partners with CloudEO 4/7/2015

BOULDER, Colo., April 7, 2015 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS) Visual Information Solutions (Exelis VIS) has entered a new partnership ...


Exelis demonstrates networking technology enhancements 3/31/2015

​FORT WAYNE, Ind., March 31, 2015 – During the recent Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE) demonstration at Fort Benning, Georgia, Exelis (NYSE: XLS) demonstrated a network deployment based on new capability enhancements ...


Exelis focuses on solutions for U.S. Army, Army aviators at upcoming shows 3/26/2015

​CLIFTON, N.J., March 26, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will showcase industry-leading technologies to support the U.S. Army’s critical missions at two upcoming trade shows.

The ...


Transitioning Veterans Participate in Intensive Military to Civilian Leadership Transformation Program 3/25/2015

MCLEAN, Va., March 25, 2015 –Through its employee volunteer service program Exelis Action Corps, aerospace and defense company Exelis (NYSE: ...


Exelis to highlight electronic warfare, spectrum dominance technology at 40th Dixie Crow Symposium 3/19/2015

CLIFTON, N.J., March 19, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will showcase a range of electronic warfare (EW) technologies at the Association of Old Crows 40th Annual Dixie ...


Exelis wins IHS Jane's Air Traffic Control Award in the Enabling Technology category 3/11/2015

​MADRID, Spain, March 11, 2015 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS), a leader in providing critical network solutions, has been awarded the 2015 IHS Jane's Air Traffic Control (ATC) Award in the Enabling ...


Exelis wins Airbus A350 XWB composite strut contract 3/11/2015

SALT LAKE CITY, March 11, 2015 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract from Airbus to produce center wing ...


Exelis to provide airfield monitoring solutions to Los Angeles International Airport 3/9/2015

​HERNDON, Va., March 9, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS), a global leader in providing critical network solutions, has been selected to provide its airfield monitoring solutions ...


Exelis to optimize aircraft departure sequencing at Singapore Changi Airport 3/6/2015

OSYRIS Pre-Departure Sequence Planner will improve air travel passenger efficiency and reduce aircraft emissions

BREMEN, Germany, March 6, 2015 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS), ...


Exelis to launch Global Aviation Solutions business at World ATM Congress 3/6/2015

Senior executives on-site and available to discuss global aviation solutions business and key technologies

MADRID, Spain, March 6, 2015 – Exelis (


Exelis receives NSA certification for self-encrypting USB drive 3/5/2015

​TEMPE, Ariz., March 5, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has received the National Security Agency’s “secret and below” certification for a self-encrypting, secure memory stick. The drive is the ...


Fastest-growing large hub US airport selects Exelis noise monitoring and flight tracking solutions 2/27/2015

​Port of Seattle to deploy comprehensive, advanced noise operations management system at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 27, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS), ...


Exelis reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 financial results 2/27/2015