Exelis to display ready-now affordable solutions and new technologies for
the U.S. Army and international customers at 2013 AUSA Annual Meeting
MCLEAN, Va. -- October 15, 2013
Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will display a wide variety of its defense solutions at the
2013 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and
Exposition in Washington, D.C., Oct. 21-23, 2013. The company will also
highlight its strategic growth platforms, including critical networks, ISR &
analytics and electronic warfare.
“We recognize that the current U.S. Department of Defense budget environment
requires innovation and ingenuity on the part of our customers and we believe
we have the right combination of new technologies and ready-now affordable
solutions to help the U.S. Army, and international militaries, better execute
their range of missions,” said U.S. Army Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Bob Durbin, senior
vice president of strategy and government relations for Exelis.
Some highlighted technologies from the Exelis exhibit at this year’s AUSA
event will include:
*Networked communication systems, including SideHat, Rifleman and SpearNet
radios, as well as Global Network On-The-Move Active Distribution
(GNOMAD), an on-the-move satellite communications system that employs a
low-profile antenna to provide reliable connectivity for a wide range of
vehicles, from standard SUVs to large armored vehicles in the Abrams,
Bradley and Stryker families.
*Information processing, exploitation and dissemination solutions, such as
Jagwire™ which helps deliver geospatial intelligence data within seconds,
even to the disadvantaged user in austere environments.
*Next generation night vision goggles, such as the AN/PSQ-20 Spiral
Enhanced Night Vision Goggle which provide net-centric solutions that can
gather, transmit and receive imagery and tactical intelligence between
soldiers and commanders, enhancing situational awareness and decision
*Individual Soldier System—Voice, video and data integrated into a soldier
system allowing commanders to view what soldiers are seeing, send
instructions like texts, alerts or images all delivered directly to the
goggle’s display in a light and sound secure way. This system integrates
the Exelis iAware Tactical night vision goggle with the high-data rate
SpearNet radio using Jagwire to provide on-demand access to critical
geospatial intelligence data, reducing the time from collection to
*Advanced Information Solutions & Cyber capabilities which enhance national
security by providing information-enabled solutions, modeling and
simulation for DOD, intelligence and civil agencies.
*C4i Interoperable Communications Solutions—Exelis is a leader in the
design and manufacture of voice over Internet Protocol (IP) solutions for
mission critical applications and leading edge technology products. We
provide defense organizations with the ability to communicate reliably and
securely across the seas or the skies, reducing the time needed to respond
to a threat or receive a critical message.
*Services/Support/Logistics—Exelis provides world class, service, support
and logistics to customers around the globe, deliver affordable solutions
in base operations, vehicle maintenance, and logistics through procurement
vehicles like the Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise (EAGLE). In
addition, Exelis is one of the Army’s largest providers of network and
communications operations and maintenance services.
In addition to exhibiting a wide range of business solutions, Exelis will also
highlight its military veteran-focused employee volunteer program, the Exelis
Action Corps, at the event. In partnership with Points of Light, Exelis is
engaging its employees and residents of the communities in which Exelis
operates in meaningful volunteer projects that serve and support service
members, veterans and their families.
To learn more about Exelis stop by booth 6541 in Hall E at the event or follow
us on Facebook and Twitter for real-time social media updates.
Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense, information and
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 timing and navigation, sensors, air
traffic solutions, image processing and distribution, communications and
information systems, logistics and technical services; and we are focused on
strategic growth in the areas of critical networks, ISR and analytics,
electronic warfare and composite aerostructures. Headquartered in McLean, Va.,
Exelis employs about 19,000 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.
B.J. Talley, +1-703-790-6349
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