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Exelis gets US Army information technology contract

21 August 2014

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) said it has been awarded a USD517m contract for enterprise information management and information technology support services by the US Army Corps of Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi.

The contract is a fixed-price incentive award and includes the base year, plus four one-year options that, if fully exercised, would extend the contract through August 2019.

Exelis will provide information management and information technology support services to more than 37,000 USACE customers. Work will be performed in multiple locations that include USACE headquarters in Washington, D.C.; nine separate Engineer divisions, 44 Engineer districts — and their associated field and area project offices — and two data centers located in Mississippi and Oregon. The effort will also include rapid response and flexible support for emergency operations.

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


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