Exelis won a $9 million contract to provide advanced military air traffic management radars to Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG).
As per the contract, Exelis will supply the precision ground control approach radar to support the SANG's aviation mission requirements. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Massachusetts.
Exelis radar to be installed in Saudi Arabia, the GCA-2020 is solid-state, electronically scanning radar with three integrated functions, primary surveillance, secondary surveillance and precision approach. The technology will enable the SANG to provide sophisticated landing guidance and manage air traffic control operations while meeting flight safety standards.
Exelis has completed the acquisition of Celestech, a privately held technology development and engineering firm, with locations in Chantilly, Virginia and Phoenix, Arizona. Celestechs acquisition does not materially impact Exelis financial results for the second quarter of 2014
Elbit Systems announced today that it was awarded a contract to supply systems in an amount of $133 million for Homeland Security (HLS) applications to a customer in the Latin American region. The systems are based on highly advanced and unique technologies, including command, control and intelligence capabilities to be operated via dedicated control centers intended to play a major role in fighting crime, preventing violence and improving citizens' safety and security
Exelis was awarded two contracts by General Dynamics UK to support U.K
Exelis has successfully flight tested a long-wave infrared (LWIR) hyperspectral (HSI) sensor capable of pointing in multiple directions to identify threatening substances and gases. The integrated sensor and processing system provides real-time information about the composition of gases and solids, which is critical in the detection of improvised explosive devices or leaks emanating from containers and pipeline used in a variety of industries from oil and gas to chemical manufacturing and nuclear power, among others
Exelis has introduced a wide area airborne surveillance system called CorvusEye1500 that can capture color video from multiple views over a large area. The persistent surveillance system was developed primarily to support the needs of law enforcement, border patrol, first responders and military, but could also be used in other areas, such as land management or the protection of wildlife and critical infrastructure
Exelis recently received a follow-on contract valued at $8.4 million from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth, Texas, to supply Continuous Wave Illuminator (CWI) subsystems for F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft
The Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft will soon have Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare System (AIDEWS), according to a press statement by Exelis. Exelis announced that it has received official certification for its AN/ALQ-211(V)9 AIDEWS to fly on board Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft
Lockheed Martin and Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) will establish a Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod(ATP) Expanded Repair Capability facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - the first Sniper support facility established outside the United States. Designed to support the Royal Saudi Air Force's (RSAF) Sniper ATPs, the Expanded Repair Capability facility will provide both affordability benefits and expedited repair times for the RSAF
Exelis' board of directors have approved the planned spin-off of its mission systems division as an independent company called Vectrus. In December 2013, Exelis initially announced the planned spin-off of the division which is currently part of its information and technical services segment
Exelis will exhibit an advanced precision approach radar system at the Africa Aerospace and Defense 2014 tradeshow, the company said in a statement. The show will be held at Waterkloof Air Force Base in Tshwane, South Africa from September 17-21
Boeing has won a contract for the manufacture of 24 AH-6i Little Bird light attack/reconnaissance helicopters for Saudi Arabia. The contract is valued at $234 million procurement of long-lead items, an initial spares package, and ground support equipment
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