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Exelis Wins NASA Contract for Satellite Payload to Improve Climate Models

June 11, 2014

Exelis Wins NASA Contract for Satellite Payload to Improve Climate Models

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 2, 2014—Exelis ( NYSE: XLS ) has been awarded a contract by NASA worth up to $208 million to build the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI) , a satellite payload that will improve scientific understanding of climate change. The contract includes one flight unit with options for two more instruments and associated support.