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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 ...

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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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