Saturday, October 20, 2012

Exelis office opens

Exelis mine system. Exelis photo
PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- ITT Exelis officially opened its full-service mine defense production facility Friday in West Bay. Exelis systems, towed by helicopters or minesweepers or operated remotely, are used to find clear multiple types of mines. The Exelis mine defense business moved from New York to Panama City in 2005 and now employs nearly 100. Exelis is in a 105,000 square-foot building at VentureCrossings, near Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. (Source: Panama City News Herald, Exelis, 10/19/12)