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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, ...

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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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