ITT Exelis an awardee on Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- November 08, 2012
ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been selected as an awardee on the GTACS (Global
Tactical Advanced Communication Systems and Services) indefinite-delivery,
indefinite-quantity contract with a potential ceiling of $10 billion.
The five-year multiple task order contract was issued by the U.S. Army’s PEO
C3T (Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications-Tactical).
It calls for the rapid acquisition of a wide range of tactical command,
control and communications systems, hardware, software, engineering services
and logistics support services.
The awardees will also provide support to other Department of Defense
organizations and U.S. federal government agencies in a variety of areas. The
contract structure allows for competitive delivery order awards for C3
solutions among pre-qualified contractors in a cost-effective and timely
manner, maintaining competition throughout the term of the contract period.
“The initial task orders from this contract are expected to be released in
2013 and will fall under the three key task areas of Development, Production
and Deployment, and Sustainment,” said Bob Durbin, acting vice president and
general manager of the Exelis communications and force protection systems
business area.“As a flexible and agile company with affordable and ready now
solutions, we are uniquely suited to meet our Army customer’s needs under this
contract helping them meet demanding mission requirements.”
There were a total of 20 awardees falling into two categories of large and
small companies. Of those 20, 14 were large and 6 were small companies.
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
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