Exelis awarded two contracts by General Dynamics UK for $617M Exelis (XLS) was awarded two contracts by General Dynamics (GD) UK to support U.K. Ministry of Defence tactical communications modernization and logistics, supply and support for existing tactical radios. The Exelis work will support General Dynamics’ recently announced contract award from the MoD valued at $617M. The first award is a five-year contract to provide post-engineering design services for VHF and UHF radios manufactured by Exelis for the U.K. Bowman team. Exelis was the manufacturer of those radios as part of the General Dynamics U.K.-led Bowman program. The second contract is a five-year contract for logistics, supply and support of current tactical radios fielded as part of the Bowman program. This support will include replacements and repairs of existing radios currently being used by the MoD.