Exelis honored as a “Top 100 Military Friendly Employer”

  Exelis honored as a “Top 100 Military Friendly Employer”

Business Wire

MCLEAN, Va. -- November 08, 2012

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been named to the most recent “Top 100 Military
Friendly Employers” list compiled by G.I. Jobs magazine. Exelis was ranked
85^th overall on the prestigious list, which can be viewed in full at:

The annual “Top 100 Military Friendly Employers” list is compiled from a
data-driven survey sample of 5,000 companies whose annual revenues exceeded
$500 million. Criteria for selection to the list included the strength of
company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior
military service, retention programs, and company policies on National Guard
and Reserve service. The survey results that determined the 2013 list were
independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and
methodology established by G.I. Jobs.

“Veterans make up a very important part of our workforce,” said John Procopio,
senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Exelis. “At some
of our locations the percentage of employees with a military background can be
as high as 70 to 80 percent, and as a team our employees bring diverse
experiences in the military and business worlds that fuel the power of our

Specific information about opportunities at Exelis for veterans and
transitioning military personnel can be found at:

About ITT Exelis

ITT Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense and
information solutions company with strong positions in enduring and emerging
global markets. Exelis is a leader in networked communications, sensing and
surveillance, electronic warfare, navigation, air traffic solutions and
information systems with growing positions in cyber security, composite
aerostructures, logistics and technical services. The company has a 50-year
legacy of innovation and technology expertise, partnering with customers
worldwide to deliver affordable, mission-critical products and services for
managing global threats, conflicts and complexities. Headquartered in McLean,
Va., the company employs about 20,500 people and generated 2011 sales of $5.8
billion. www.exelisinc.com


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