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DISA Taps 8 Firms for $137M Spectrum Engineering, Operational Support IDIQ

Defense Information Systems Agency

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded eight companies spots on a potential five-year, $137 million contract to provide spectrum engineering and operational spectrum support for the Defense Spectrum Organization. DISA awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract through a competitive procurement process with 10 offers received, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The multiple-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract …

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Naval Research Lab Taps 8 Firms for $245M IT Engineering, Technical Support IDIQ

information technology

The U.S. Navy has awarded eight companies spots on a potential five-year, $245 million contract to provide engineering and technical services to the Naval Research Laboratory’s information technology division. The Defense Department said Monday contractors can bid on task orders under the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, which is scheduled to run through May 22, 2021. NRL …

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Harris, Icaros Offer Joint UAS Image Processing, Geospatial Analytics Tech

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will integrate its ENVI geospatial analytics technology with Icaros‘ OneButton image processing software to help extract data from unmanned aerial sensors, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Icaros said Wednesday the joint offering is now available and the companies could follow up with additional technology integration to support cloud …

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NASA Extends Harris’ Space Communications Network Support Contract


NASA has exercised two one-year options on a previously awarded contract to Harris (NYSE: HRS) for communications, telemetry and tracking support to the International Space Station and various satellites in low-Earth orbit. The options increase the ceiling value of the company’s Space Communications Network Services contract with NASA by about $384 million, Harris said Monday. Harris booked the …

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Harris to Provide More Satcom Terminals to Army; Ed Zoiss Comments

Ed Zoiss

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will provide additional satellite communications terminals to the U.S. Army under new orders worth $41 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the orders are part of the Army’s Modernization of Enterprise Terminals program and the terminals will serve as “backbone” to …

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Harris to Provide Morocco Ground, Airborne Radios Under $405M Foreign Sales Deal


Harris (NYSE: HRS) has landed a $405 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to produce and deliver single-channel ground and airborne radio systems to Morocco. The company will provide the combat net radios along with ancillary items, spare parts, installation kits, training and fielding support services under the firm-fixed-price contract …

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Harris to Provide EW Jammers for Air Force’s F/A-18 Fleet; Ed Zoiss Comments

Ed Zoiss

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has secured an $88 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver and install electronic warfare systems on the service branch’s F/A-18 fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “Naval aviators face a growing range of threats as their missions evolve and …

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Harris, NIST, AER Develop Laser-Based System to Measure Carbon Dioxide Leaks

Harris_AER_NIST gas leakage measurement system

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 22, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has helped the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Atmospheric and Environmental Research to build a laser-based system that works to monitor carbon dioxide leaks from storage sites, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. NIST said Wednesday the system collects data on the emissions, which will be analyzed using …

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Harris Unveils Reorganized Australian Defense Unit, Appoints Alan Callaghan Lead

Allan Callaghan

Alan Callaghan, a 13-year veteran of Harris (NYSE: HRS), has been named president and managing director of the communications and information technology company’s reorganized defense business in Australia that operates as Harris Defence Australia. He will oversee the Brisbane-based organization’s business development, operations, shared services, government relations and marketing initiatives across the Australian defense …

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Harris Vet Howard Lance to Join MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates as President, CEO

Howard Lance

Howard Lance, former chairman and CEO of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), has been appointed president and CEO of Richmond, British Columbia-based communications and information services company MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates. Lance will assume his new roles on May 16 and succeed Daniel Friedmann, who has led the company over the past 21 years and will …

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