Exelis announced Tuesday that it will jointly develop electronic self-protection capabilities with L-3 Platform Integration for the US Air Force Special Operations Command's (AFSOC) AC/MC-130J Commando II aircraft.
The team's combined experience in electronic warfare (EW) and platform integration will allow rapid development of an advanced yet low-risk solution to protect Air Force special operations aviators from the evolving radio frequency threats they face in their global missions.
Michael Wright, president of L-3 Platform Integration said, "The combination of L-3's C-130 domain knowledge and the latest Exelis EW technology will deliver mission-enabling capabilities quickly and with low risk."
Exelis announced Thursday that it has launched its first airspace situational awareness tool designed specifically for unmanned aerial system (UAS). Symphony RangeVue puts real-time Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) surveillance data, background maps and weather information in the hands of UAS operators and test range personnel
Exelis announced today that it has delivered six ground encryptors, which will improve information security for the Global Positioning System's Next-Generation Operational Control System to Raytheon. GPS OCX is part of the US Air Force's GPS modernization program
Exelis announced in its press release on Thursday that it has successfully provided communications support to NASA's Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) Mission. The EFT-1 Mission is the first orbital test flight of the NASA Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, which is a spacecraft intended to carry a crew of astronauts to destinations at or beyond low Earth orbit
Exelis announced today that it has successfully demonstrated a network deployment based on new capability enhancements to the Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS). The new technology enhancements provide greater networking capability for SINCGARS tactical radios with more than 580,000 delivered to date
L-3 KEO has won a multi-million dollar contract from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for nine MK 20 Electro-Optical Sensor Systems (EOSSs). L-3 KEO will build and test the systems, as well as perform engineering services activities, over the course of the next two years in US
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has identified technical flaws in the ground-launched anti-missile interceptors. The flaws could disrupt sensitive on-board systems that are supposed to steer the interceptors into enemy missiles in space, GAO said on Saturday
Exelis announced Friday that it has entered into a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate and the US Coast Guard for testing and demonstration at former LORAN-C sites. Under the CRADA, Exelis will use the former LORAN-C assets to put eLORAN signals in space for research, test and demonstration of the ability of eLORAN to meet precise positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) requirements of government and privately-owned critical infrastructure
Exelis and Leidos have been selected to continue to evolve advanced technology development for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Adaptive Radar Countermeasures (ARC) program, Exelis said in a statement Today. The five-year subcontract from Leidos could be worth up to $15
Exelis announced Tuesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Tubitak Sage at IDEF 2015 for developing and integrating advanced smart carriage and release technology for international military aircraft. The MoU with Tubitak Sage, the Defense Industries Research and Development Institute of Turkey is aimed to produce and market a smart rack with enhanced capabilities for NATO aircraft, including international F-16 fighters and other strategic and unmanned platforms
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