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Harris Offers Digital Navigation Tech for Air Force’s GPS III Program

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 2, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has unveiled a new digital satellite navigation technology that the company plans to include in its bid for the U.S. Air Force‘s future Global Positioning System III, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the GPS offering features Exelis‘ digital navigation signal technology …

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Rahul Ghai to Take SVP, CFO Roles at Harris; William Brown Comments

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Rahul Ghai, currently vice president of finance integration at Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), has been appointed to succeed the departing Mick Lopez as senior vice president and chief financial officer in a move that takes effect Feb. 11. Ghai will bring more than 20 years of financial leadership experience to his new roles and …

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Harris’ Exelis Arm Receives $316M Contract Modification for IR Instruments on NOAA Satellites

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A subsidiary of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will supply two Cross-track Infrared Sounder instruments for two upcoming Joint Polar Satellite System follow-on missions under a $316 million contract modification from NASA. NASA said Thursday Exelis will manufacture and test the CrIS instruments for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 and provide launch …

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Harris’ Exelis Unit to Work on USAF’s Ground Surveillance Radar, Sensor Systems

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 5, 2016 — Exelis, a subsidiary of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), will provide radar and sensor systems engineering, sustainment and integration services under a $14.1 million U.S. Air Force contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract modification also includes support for the …

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Harris Completes Installation of NASA Webb Telescope’s 9th Flight Mirror

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2016 — The segmented primary mirror of NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope is halfway to completion after Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) finished the installation of its ninth flight mirror, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NASA said Tuesday the mirrors used are built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies, which …

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Harris to Provide $66M Worth of Falcon III Radios to Mideast Client

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 23, 2015 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will provide Falcon III wideband tactical radios and accessories to a Middle Eastern customer under orders worth $66 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the tactical radio orders are part of the customer’s steps for the modernization of its …

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December 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Turns Around Two-Day Slump

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The GovCon Index rode the markets up and closed at 76.181, up 0.906%. The markets experienced a roller coaster throughout the trading day but ended positive with strong movement the last 30 minutes of the trading day. Copper and gold were up on news that China may add to the stimulus. …

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Rich Sorelle: Harris Lands $54M Contract to Help Navy Build EW Decoys

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Harris (NYSE: HRS) has been awarded a potential three-year, $54 million contract to help develop electronic warfare technology for the U.S. Navy to lure adversarial missiles away from naval ships. The company said Thursday it will provide system engineering and technical services to the Naval Research Laboratory under the Advanced …

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INSA Adds Industry Execs to Governance Boards

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 15, 2015 — The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has appointed six new directors and nine new advisers to its governance boards to support the organization’s operations and activities, GovCon Executive reported Friday. INSA said Thursday Vencore‘s Mac Curtis and Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) Dave Wajsgras are among the …

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