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NOAA Enlists Exelis Helios Tech for ‘Weather-Ready Nation’ Program

Exelis logoTYSONS CORNER, VA May 8, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will lend its Helios technology to support real-time ground weather surveillance for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under the Weather-Ready Nation initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

The Helios digital platform uses images and videos pulled from traffic and surveillance cameras to provide weather intelligence that works to enhance forecasts on driving and road conditions during extreme weather or natural disasters.

“We have been working with NOAA for decades to provide the most accurate data to inform forecasts, ” Eric Webster, vice president for environmental intelligence at Exelis, said Wednesday.

“We continue to look for innovative ways to improve predictions and validate current conditions.”

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