27 May 2014
Exelis (NYSE: XLS) was awarded two contracts by General Dynamics UK to support U.K. Ministry of Defence tactical communications modernization and logistics, supply and support for existing tactical radios.
The Exelis work will support General Dynamics´ recently announced contract award from the MoD valued at USD617m.
The first award is a five-year contract to provide post-engineering design services for VHF and UHF radios manufactured by Exelis for the U.K. Bowman team. Exelis was the manufacturer of those radios as part of the General Dynamics U.K.-led Bowman program.
The second contract is a five-year contract for logistics, supply and support of current tactical radios fielded as part of the Bowman program. This support will include replacements and repairs of existing radios currently being used by the MoD.
Exelis has been a key team member on the Bowman program for more than a decade supplying UHF radios, providing engineering design services along with logistics, supply and repair of fielded radios.
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. Its website is at www.exelisinc.com.