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Edward Sayadian: Exelis Targets UAS Safety with Symphony ‘Sense-And-Avoid’ Suite

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TYSONS CORNER, VA April 24, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Exelis’ (NYSE: XLS) rollout of Symphony RangeVue with “sense and avoid” alerting technology built for unmanned aerial system operators. The Symphony suite uses geofencing tools to provide map, weather and surveillance information for field or test ...

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Raytheon Receives Exelis Encryptors for GPS OCX

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TYSONS CORNER, VA April 17, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has turned over six upgraded ground encryptors to Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) for insertion into the GPS OCX as part of the U.S. Air Force GPS modernization initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Exelis said Wednesday the subcontract work also includes encryptors ...

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Navy Awards 13 Companies Spots on $49M ISR R&D Support Contract

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The U.S. Navy has selected 13 companies as contractors on its five-year, $49 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the service’s research and development work on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the vendors will perform work at locations in Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, South ...

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March 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats, Market Shows Jitters Ahead of Earnings Season

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The GovCon Index retreated from Monday’s gain to record a loss of 1.154 percent and close at 69.067 on Tuesday. U.S. investors are watching for many economic reports this week such as the jobs report, data on construction and manufacturing and factory orders, CNBC reported. Many corporate earnings reports for their first ...

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March 30 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gains on Friday’s Close

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The GovCon Index posted a gain of 0.541 points (0.778%) at Friday’s close for 68.986 to mark a second straight day of increase going into the start of earnings season Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 34.43 points to 17,712.66, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index rose 4.87 points to 2,061.02 and the NASDAQ ...

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March 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Gains, Dollar Concern Continues

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The GovCon Index climbed for a second consecutive day with a gain of 0.541 points to 69.008. The Wall Street Journal called Friday a “quiet day” and cited next week’s jobs report and the start of earnings season as trends to watch. Investors continue to worry over how a strengthening U.S. ...

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Pamela Drew Named to Wash100 for Leadership in Air Traffic Control Sector

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 18, 2015 – Pamela Drew, senior vice president for information systems at Exelis, has been elected into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for her role in the group’s recent contract wins in the air traffic control sector. The Wash100 is ...

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Pam Drew, Ed Sayadian Lead Exelis Aviation Demo

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TYSONS CORNER, VA March 11, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Exelis executives were slated to be on hand to present the company’s new aviation business and integrated services at the 2015 World ATM Congress in Spain, GovCon Executive reported this week. The Exelis booth was scheduled to demonstrate the latest in ...

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Exelis Reports 1% 4Q Revenue Bump, $3B in FY 2014 Contract Awards

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Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and its full 2014 fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2014. Exelis said the results reflect the September 2014 spinoff of its former mission systems business into the company now known as Vectrus. The McLean, Va.-based defense technology maker said its ...

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Kenneth Hunzeker Inducted into Wash100 for Transitional Leadership

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA February 24, 2015 – Kenneth Hunzeker, president and CEO of Vectrus, has been inducted as one of this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his transitional leadership role. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial ...

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