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Exelis awarded contract to maintain US military family housing in Germany

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a $32 million contract by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe for maintenance services at the government family housing facilities within the Kaiserslautern Military Community in Germany. The 700th Contracting Squadron from Kapaun Air Station in Kaiserslautern is the contracting agency.

This is a combination contract with firm-fixed price and cost-reimbursable elements. It includes the base year plus four option years that run through September 2019. Exelis will provide all necessary support to maintain more than 1,900 family housing units at Landstuhl, Ramstein Air Base and Vogelweh Military Housing Complex, also known as Kaiserslautern Military Community Housing.

“Being selected as the service provider for the Kaiserslautern Military Community Housing effort complements the facilities engineering service and support we currently provide to the community,” said Ken Hunzeker, president of the Mission Systems division of Exelis. “We look forward to continuing to support the military in Kaiserslautern, as we have for more than 30 years.”

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 or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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