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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 ...

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Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense, information and services 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 about 17,000 people and generated 2013 sales of $4.8 billion.

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