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Exelis Picks Leidos for Next Phase of DARPA Counter Radar Project


TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) being selected to continue working with Exelis (NYSE: XLS) in the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Adaptive Radar Countermeasures program. Work under the new subcontract will include a demonstration of Leidos electronic warfare ...

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Navy Orders Mercury Systems Electronic Parts


Mercury Systems (NASDAQ: MRCY) has been awarded a five-year, $7.3 million contract to produce electronic spare parts for the U.S. Navy’s ship-mounted electronic warfare systems, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the digital, radio frequency and microwave components will be installed in the Navy’s AN/SLQ-32(V)6 shipboard EW system. ...

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Exelis Reports 5% Revenue Bump for 1Q, Profit Up 13%

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Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The McLean, Va.-based defense technology contractor said revenue increased 4.94 percent year-over-year to $785 million and profit rose 13.46 percent from the prior year period to $59 million. Revenue for ...

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Exelis, L-3 Enter EW System Joint Project for AC/MC-130J

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 1, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) is set to build an electronic warfare system for the special mission AC/MC-130J aircraft in collaboration with L-3 Platform Integration, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The contract for the Air Force Special Operations Command will combine its EW technology ...

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Ken Asbury: CACI Lands 5th Order Under Army Software, Systems Engineering Vehicle

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CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received an $86 million task order to develop software for the U.S. Army’s electronic warfare systems and field the systems to ground and airborne troops. The company will also coordinate with the C3T Army reprogramming analysis team to deploy the EW systems in order to help ...

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US Air Force Awards $84M Electronic Warfare Simulations IDIQ to Avarint


Avarint LLC has been awarded a potential five-year, $83,740,389 contract to supply virtual integrated electronic warfare simulation systems to the U.S. Air Force. The Buffalo, New York-based company will provide a multispectral battlespace environment in support of the military branch’s sensor and fused system performance test efforts, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Avarint ...

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Northrop to Upgrade Electronic Warfare System of US Navy Fleet

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $267 million contract to design a new electronic warfare system for the U.S. Navy’s ships through an open-system approach, USNI News reported Thursday. Sam LaGrone writes the Navy intends for the AN/SLQ-32(V)Y Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 3 system to upgrade the ...

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Joe Rambala: Exelis-Airbus Team to Combine Tech for F-16 Missile Warning Functions


Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will combine its electronic warfare system technology with Airbus Group‘s AAR-60(V)2 Missile Launch Detection System for Fighters under a teaming agreement to deliver missile warning functions to the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Joe Rambala, vice president and general manager of Exelis’ integrated electronic warfare systems business, said Monday the combined offering is available both domestically and through the ...

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Finmeccanica–Selex ES Completes Tactical Technologies Buy


Finmeccanica-Selex ES moved to grow its electronic warfare offerings with the acquisition of Tactical Technologies Inc., a provider of EW analysis software and services. Finmeccanica will integrate TTI’s offerings into its EW portfolio under the same brand, Finmeccanica said Wednesday. Ottawa, Canada-based TTI provides off-the-shelf and bespoke tactical engagement simulation software to clients worldwide. The product works to ...

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Lockheed Receives New Navy Order for Electronic Warfare Upgrades; Joe Ottaviano Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $147 million contract to upgrade the electronic warfare systems of U.S. Navy warships such as destroyers, aircraft carriers and cruisers under Block 2 of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program. This initial production contract, wherein the Navy has ordered 14 systems for its fleet as upgrade to the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system, is ...

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