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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 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 ...

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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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