Exelis achieves factory acceptance testing for Aireon LLC’s global aircraft surveillance data processing and distribution ground system

Exelis (NYSE:XLS), a leading provider of critical network solutions, has achieved factory acceptance testing of the data processing and distribution ground system for Aireon LLC’s (Aireon) space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) surveillance technology. Aireon’s space-based ADS-B surveillance technology takes advantage of Iridium’s second-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT, to enable global and continuous space-based … Dowiedz się więcej

Exelis launches airspace surveillance and sense-and-avoid tool for unmanned aerial system operations in the US

Exelis (NYSE:XLS) has launched its first airspace situational awareness tool designed specifically for unmanned aerial system (UAS) operations in the US. Symphony® RangeVueTM puts real-time Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) surveillance data, flexible background maps and weather information in the hands of UAS operators and test range personnel. The system provides significant improvements to the safety … Dowiedz się więcej

Exelis releases first nighttime infrared imagery from CorvusEye 1500 wide-area airborne system

Exelis (NYSE:XLS) released the first nighttime imagery taken by the CorvusEye 1500TM wide-area airborne system. The image, taken using a mid-wave infrared (IR) sensor, depicts cars and pedestrians in downtown Rochester. From an altitude of 15,000 feet over a 1-square-mile area of Rochester, the nighttime picture shows a level of detail and context unavailable with … Dowiedz się więcej

Exelis, Airbus partner to provide missile warning capabilities for US and international F-16 aircraft

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has signed a teaming agreement with Airbus Group to provide advanced missile warning capabilities for U.S. and international F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft. Capabilities include lightweight protection against short-range air defense missiles and man-portable air defense systems. Under the agreement, Exelis is the lead U.S. contractor for the AAR-60(V)2 Missile Launch Detection System … Dowiedz się więcej

Exelis airport ground vehicle and aircraft surveillance solutions selected by San Francisco International Airport

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been selected by San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to provide its airport ground vehicle and aircraft surveillance solutions to enhance airport surface safety and efficiency. Exelis, a global leader in providing critical network solutions, will provide SFO with its Symphony® vehicle movement area transponder (VMAT) and Symphony® MobileVueTM solutions. VMAT transmits … Dowiedz się więcej

Exelis successfully tests airborne sensor capable of detecting explosives, gases and dangerous chemicals

May 14, 2014– Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has successfully flight tested a long-wave infrared (LWIR) hyperspectral (HSI) sensor capable of pointing in multiple directions to identify threatening substances and gases. The integrated sensor and processing system provides real-time information about the composition of gases and solids, which is critical in the detection of improvised explosive devices … Dowiedz się więcej