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July 14, 2015

A New Age for Oil and Gas Exploration: Remote-Sensing Data and Analytics Are Changing the Industry

Remote sensing and associated technologies for oil and gas (O&G) applications aren’t new—they’ve been around for several decades. However, “above surface” information hasn’t been widely used in the last 30-40 years of O&G exploration and operations; sub-surface analyses have been more pervasive for several reasons.

July 2, 2015

Harris Corporation Announces New Organizational Structure

MELBOURNE, Fla., July 1, 2015 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) today announced that it will reorganize its business segments to increase operational efficiency and capture synergies that result from Harris' recent acquisition of Exelis. "We combined Harris' and Exelis' top talent and technology to create four market-focused segments aligned with Harris' strategic growth platforms," said William

June 1, 2015

Exelis, Korea Aerospace Research Institute Complete Review of New Satellite Imager that will Improve Weather Forecasting

​ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 1, 2015 — The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) has completed a multi-disciplinary design review of the Exelis-built (NYSE: XLS) Advanced Meteorological Imager (AMI) and determined the team is ready to begin final production. KARI’s review focused on the AMI and spacecraft interfaces and mission requirements. KARI awarded the contract to Exelis in

June 1, 2015

Exelis Awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement by Department of Interior

BOULDER, Colo., June 1, 2015 — The Department of Interior (DOI) has awarded Exelis (NYSE: XLS) Visual Information Solutions (Exelis VIS) a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to acquire ENVI software and maintenance. The agreement provides value pricing to the DOI and affiliated agencies and offices, as well as pre-negotiated terms and conditions for purchasing the ENVI

June 1, 2015

Exelis Monitors Illinois Site for Carbon Dioxide Emissions

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 1, 2015 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) is monitoring a site in Illinois for possible carbon  dioxide (CO₂) emissions as part of a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy  seeking to improve greenhouse gas-monitoring technologies.  The project is administered through DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory. Exelis engineers installed

May 30, 2015

Harris Corporation Completes Acquisition of Exelis

MELBOURNE, Fla., May 29, 2015 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) today completed its previously announced acquisition of Exelis Inc. (NYSE:XLS). Each outstanding share of Exelis common stock converted into the right to receive $16.625 in cash and 0.1025 of a share of Harris common stock. Harris shareholders own 85 percent of the combined company and Exelis shareholders

May 10, 2015

Exelis and FAA–Designated Test Sites to Research the Safe Integration of Unmanned Aircraft into the National Airspace System

HERNDON, Va., May 05, 2015—Exelis (NYSE:XLS) has signed agreements with four Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-designated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) Test Sites for airspace situational awareness and research. The research will focus on using the Exelis Symphony RangeVue sense-and-avoid tool towards safe integration of unmanned aircraft into the national airspace system. Under the terms of the agreements, the

April 24, 2015

Exelis Launches Airspace Surveillance and Sense-and-Avoid Tool for Unmanned Aerial System Operations in the US

​HERNDON, Va., April 24, 2015 — Exelis has launched its first airspace situational awareness tool designed specifically for unmanned aerial system (UAS) operations in the US.  Symphony® RangeVue™ 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

April 15, 2015

Exelis Now Offers Right-sized, High-resolution Satellite Systems

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 15, 2015 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has evolved its industry-leading capabilities in large space-based imaging systems to a full portfolio of smaller form factor solutions. “There was a time when affordable, small form factor commercial spaceborne collection capabilities were not available due to technology limitations and manufacturing, launch and operation costs,” said Rob Mitrevski, vice president

April 8, 2015

Exelis Visual Information Solutions Partners with CloudEO

BOULDER, Colo.,April 8, 2015 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) Visual Information Solutions (Exelis VIS) has entered a new partnership with CloudEO to offer ENVI® image analysis software in a virtualized, cloud environment. CloudEO teams with geospatial content and software providers, such as Exelis VIS, to offer consumers a unique service that brings together geospatial data, geospatial software,

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