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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 (

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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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