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Exelis Delivers Primary Payload for GOES-R Weather Satellite

October 12, 2014

First-of-Its-Kind Geostationary Lightning Mapper Completed for GOES-R Satellite

The Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instrument for NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R (GOES-R) completed development and testing and is now ready for integration with the spacecraft. The GOES-R satellite will be the first flight of this sophisticated lightning mapping instrument in geostationary orbit and will enable early predictions of intensifying storms and severe

February 19, 2014

Exelis Delivers Primary Payload for GOES-R Weather Satellite

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2014—Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has delivered the primary payload for the future Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R) weather satellite. The Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI), which provides high-resolution imagery of environmental conditions, has arrived in Denver where it will be integrated into its GOES-R satellite for a scheduled 2016 launch. The completed ABI