ARMY

Exelis wins $11M contract to provide radios to Army

Exelis has won a $10.9 million contract to provide the Defense Logistics Agency with ARC-201D radios for installation in U.S. Army UH-60M Blackhawk and CH-47F Chinook helicopters.

The ARC-201D is the primary Army Aviation voice communications radio and the only qualified Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System capable airborne radio for these two helicopters, providing voice and data communications with networking and anti-jamming capabilities, Exelis said in a release.

Work will take place in Fort Wayne, Ind.

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Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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