ITT Exelis receives $4.3 million international order for radios,
installation kits and spare parts
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- March 22, 2013
ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a direct commercial contract valued at
$4.3 million to provide an existing international customer with additional
communications equipment, including spares and ancillary devices.
Communications equipment acquired under the contract includes the RT-1702
Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) in the VRC-90 Long
Range Radio System and the VRC-92 Dual Long Range Radio System configurations.
Also included in the award are installation kits and spares to support both
systems. With more than 600,000 radios in use by more than 30 countries,
SINCGARS is the most widely fielded combat networking radio in the world.
“This is another contract award to our communications business from a key
customer,” said Nick Bobay, the president and general manager of ITT Exelis
Night Vision and Tactical Communications Systems. “This customer has placed
tremendous confidence in us to deliver the highest quality communications
equipment to help its military forces execute critical missions. The RT-1702
SINCGARS is an excellent solution to achieve this as it delivers proven
reliability on the battlefield.”
About ITT Exelis
Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense, information and
technical services company that leverages a 50-year legacy of deep customer
knowledge and technical expertise to deliver affordable, mission-critical
solutions for global customers. We are a leader in communications, sensing and
surveillance, critical networks, electronic warfare, navigation, air traffic
solutions and information systems with growing positions in C4ISR, composite
aerostructures, logistics and technical services. Headquartered in McLean,
Va., the company employs about 19,900 people and generated 2012 sales of $5.5
billion. For more information, visit our website at www.exelisinc.com or
connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Tim White, 260-451-7145
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