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Exelis, UrsaNav to Demo eLoran with Homeland Security, Coast Guard

May 22, 2015By

Exelis, UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), and the U.S. Coast Guard have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) for testing and demonstration at former Loran-C sites. The team will evaluate eLoran as a potential complementary system to GPS. The capabilities and potential utilization methods of eLoran will be explored in depth to... read more

Exelis and FAA Test Sites to Research UAS in National Airspace

May 5, 2015By

Exelis has signed agreements with four Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-designated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test sites for airspace situational awareness and research. The research will focus on using the Exelis Symphony RangeVue sense-and-avoid tool towards safe integration of unmanned aircraft into the national airspace system.  Under the terms of the agreements, the test sites will gain valuable real-time and historical situational... read more

Exelis Showcases CorvusEye at Unmanned Systems 2015

May 4, 2015By

CorvusEye 1500 is one of the programs Exelis is featuring at Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s (AUVSI’s) Unmanned Systems 2015, held May 4-7 in Atlanta (booth #2449). From an altitude of 15,000 feet, CorvusEye 1500 provides color and infrared imagery of a city-sized area unavailable with comparable airborne systems. Bernard Brower, product manager for Exelis, shows us how users... read more

Exelis Disruptor SRx Electronic Warfare Technology Explained

May 4, 2015By

Marty Apa, chief engineer for Exelis’ Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems, shows GPS World the Disruptor SRx at Unmanned Systems 2015, held May 4-7 in Atlanta. The Disruptor SRx electronic warfare (EW) technology is small enough to fit into UAS (unmanned aerial systems). It also has the ability to switch between multiple functions in real time. read more

Exelis’ Symphony RangeVue Offers Web-Hosted Aircraft Surveillance Information

May 4, 2015By

Christian Ramsey, UAS program manager for Exelis, explains that the Symphony RangeVue enables UAS (unmanned aerial system) operators and test range personnel to have access to both real-time and historical aircraft surveillance information via a web-hosted platform, helping to manage mission operations across multiple locations. Symphony RangeVue can be used as command center decision support and post-event analysis tool, or... read more

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Exelis Launches Surveillance Tool for UAV Operators

April 24, 2015By

Exelis has launched its first airspace situational awareness tool designed specifically for unmanned aerial system (UAS) operations in the United States. Symphony RangeVue puts real-time Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) surveillance data, flexible background maps and weather information in the hands of UAS operators and test range personnel. The system provides significant improvements to the safety and efficiency of UAS operations,... read more

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Harris Corporation to Acquire Exelis for $4.75 Billion

February 6, 2015By
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Harris Corporation and Exelis Inc. today announced a definitive agreement under which Harris will acquire Exelis in a cash and stock transaction valued at $23.75 per share, or an approximately $4.75 billion enterprise value. The agreement has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies. The transaction is expected to close in June 2015 and is subject... read more

ION GNSS+ 2014: Exelis Inc.

September 30, 2014By

Lori Thompson with Exelis Inc. gives updates about the company at the 2014 ION GNSS+ Conference September 9-12 in Tampa, Florida. The company is celebrating more than 700 years of on-orbit performance. read more

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