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Jason Juranek Joins Globecomm as CFO; Keith Hall Comments


Jason Juranek, formerly vice president and chief financial officer of Harris Corp.‘s (NYSE: HRS) Harris CapRock Communications division, has joined Globecomm Systems as CFO and will report to CEO Keith Hall. Globecomm said Monday Juranek holds more than 20 years of experience in financial leadership and operations, channel partner management, mergers and acquisitions and related ...

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Harris Signs Deal to Purchase Exelis for $4.75B in Cash, Stock


Communications technology maker Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has agreed to purchase defense electronics manufacturer Exelis (NYSE: XLS) in a cash-and-stock transaction with an enterprise value of $4.75 billion, or $23.75 per share, the companies said Friday. The price of the deal — Harris’ largest acquisition in company history — is a premium ...

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Harris Receives $160M Tactical Radios Order from Canada; Brendan O’Connell Comments

Brendan O'Connell

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential four-year, $160 million contract to provide Canada’s armed forces with radio products designed to transmit voice, imagery and data in the battlefield. The Canadian military will receive Harris’ AN/PRC-152A and AN/PRC-117G wideband handheld and manpack radios as well as high-frequency RF-7800H tactical ...

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October 16 Morning Report: GovCon Index Enters Day at Half-Percent Decline


The GovConIndex will enter Thursday’s trading day at 62.418 points — down 0.367 points from Wednesday’s figures, or a decline of 0.592 percent. CNBC reports that more economic data will become public on Thursday, such as the weekly jobless claims numbers, industrial production figures, the Philadelphia Federal Reserve survey and the National Association of Home ...

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George Helm: Harris Gets 2nd DoD Order for Falcon III Multichannel Manpack Radio

George Helm

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received another order from the Defense Department for its Falcon III multichannel manpack radios to support the agency’s Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Factor tactical radio program. George Helm, president of Harris RF Communications‘ DoD business, said Friday the RF-340M is expected to help bolster mission command and situational awareness capabilities as part ...

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DISA Taps Harris for Potential $450M Crisis Mgmt System Support IDIQ


The Defense Information Systems Agency has selected Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) to help manage and maintain a teleconferencing system used by government leaders for video and Voice over Secure Internet Protocol phone communications under a potential 10-year, $450 million contract. The Defense Department said Thursday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity hybrid contract contains ...

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Navy Increases Harris’ SATCOM Terminal Contract Ceiling to $250M; Ed Zoiss Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will deliver 120 shipboard satellite communications terminals to the U.S. Navy under an eight-year, $133 million contract. This award increases the total potential value of the Commercial Broadband Satellite Program Unit Level Variant contract to more than $250 million through 2022, Harris said Monday. Ed Zoiss, vice president ...

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