21 March 2014
Exelis (NYSE: XLS) said it has received an award totaling more than USD36m to provide electronic warfare equipment, spares and support services to the Turkish Air Force. The contract could be valued at up to USD80m.
Under the foreign military sales contract issued by the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., Exelis will supply Turkey with Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite (AIDEWS) systems to protect its F-16 fighter jets from a range of advanced and evolving electronic threats.
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 positioning and navigation, sensors, air traffic management solutions, image processing and distribution, communications and information systems; and 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 17,000 people and generated 2013 sales of USD4.8bn. For more information, visit our website at www.exelisinc.com