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DHS Selects Exelis to Provide Information Technology Services under EAGLE II Contract

May 22, 2014



HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A team led byExelis (NYSE: XLS) has been selected by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as one of several prime contractors to provide critical information technology (IT) services to support the execution of its mission.

Under the Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE II) contract, the Exelis team will compete with other prime contract awardees for task orders on the IDIQ (indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity) contracts in Functional Category (FC) 1, Service Delivery on the Unrestricted Track. Services under FC include system design, development, implementation, and integration; software design and development; as well as operations and maintenance.

“The Exelis team is well-positioned to strengthen and secure DHS’ IT infrastructure,” said Pam Drew, president of the Exelis Information Systems business. “As a leading global provider of end-to-end critical network solutions, we look forward to providing IT security and information sharing expertise to further support our homeland security.”

The EAGLE II contract is a cornerstone DHS strategic sourcing program, which will be used by procurement offices to meet the IT requirements across DHS agencies. These agencies include DHS Office of the Chief Information Officer; Customs and Border Protection; Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Transportation Security Administration; Coast Guard; Secret Service; Federal Emergency Management Agency; and Citizenship and Immigration Services.

The Exelis team includes more than 50 small business and three large companies. Together, the Exelis team is poised to deliver DHS the full life cycle of IT solutions and service delivery in the areas of integration, software design and development, and operations and maintenance support.

About Exelis

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 $4.8 billion. For more information, visit our website at www.exelisinc.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.





Exelis

Leah Lackey, 703-668-6234

leah.lackey@exelisinc.com

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