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Exelis Vet Ann Davidson Joins L-3 as SVP & General Counsel

Ann Davidson, former senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary at Exelis, has joined L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) as SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary. Davidson will report to L-3 CEO Michael Strianese and succeed the retiring Steven Post, the New York City-based defense technology contractor said Monday. “Ann brings to …

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Harris’ Exelis Unit to Provide Radar Systems Sustainment Under $73M AF Awards

Harris (NYSE: HRS) subsidiary Exelis has received two contract modifications with a combined value of $73.5 million from the U.S. Air Force to provide system engineering and sustainment support for two radar systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the first modification requires mission assurance and other services for the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System Pave …

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Exelis to Manufacture Navy Aircraft Electronic Countermeasures for $88M

Exelis has received an $88.3 million contract modification to produce and deliver onboard electronic jammer systems for the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18C/D/E/F aircraft. The Defense Department said Friday the award exercises a contract option for 48 full-rate production Lot 13 of the AN/ALQ-214 integrated defensive electronic countermeasures from Exelis. The Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) subsidiary …

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Harris’ Exelis Arm Receives $316M Contract Modification for IR Instruments on NOAA Satellites

A subsidiary of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will supply two Cross-track Infrared Sounder instruments for two upcoming Joint Polar Satellite System follow-on missions under a $316 million contract modification from NASA. NASA said Thursday Exelis will manufacture and test the CrIS instruments for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 and provide launch …

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Harris’ Exelis Unit to Work on USAF’s Ground Surveillance Radar, Sensor Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 5, 2016 — Exelis, a subsidiary of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), will provide radar and sensor systems engineering, sustainment and integration services under a $14.1 million U.S. Air Force contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract modification also includes support for the …

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Exelis to Assist in Navy EW Decoy Research, Testing

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) company Exelis will provide engineering and technical support to the Naval Research Laboratory’s tactical electronic warfare division under a $53.5 million contract through September 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost only contract includes research …

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Exelis to Produce Jammer Systems for US Navy

Exelis has been awarded a $97, 303, 380 contract to manufacture onboard jammer systems for the U.S. Navy. The company will also repair test assets and field support for lot 12 of the integrated defensive electronic countermeasures AN/ALQ-214(V)4/5 systems, the Defense Department said Thursday. Exelis will perform work in New Jersey, …

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Harris Unveils Company’s New Structure Post-Exelis Acquisition; William Brown Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has unveiled the company’s new business structure that will take effect Friday, almost one month after the defense and communications technology maker closed its $4.75 billion acquisition of Exelis. Harris said Wednesday its reorganization into four business units will coincide with the end of the company’s 2016 fiscal year on Friday. …

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Former Exelis CEO David Melcher Appointed AIA Chief Executive

David Melcher,  formerly CEO of defense technology manufacturer Exelis, will join the Aerospace Industries Association trade group as president and CEO on June 8, the AIA said Thursday. Melcher led McLean, Va.-based Exelis through its October 2011 spinoff from ITT Corp. (NYSE: ITT) into an independent company and May 2015 sale to …

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William Brown: Harris Closes ‘Transformative’ $4.75B Buy of Exelis

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has closed its $4.75 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of Exelis nearly three months after the companies announced the transaction, which sees Harris shareholders own 85 percent and Exelis shareholders hold 15 percent in the combined company. “The Exelis acquisition is transformative… and marks a major milestone in Harris’ …

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