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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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Howard Lance Joins MDA as President, CEO; Bob Phillips Comments

Howard Lance

Howard Lance, former chairman and CEO of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), has been selected to succeed Daniel Friedmann as president and CEO of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, effective May 16. MDA said Thursday Lance is expected to join MDA’s board of directors, while Friedman will continue to serve as a board …

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Albany International Closes $210M Purchase of Harris Aerostructures Business


Rochester, New Hampshire-based specialty materials processing company Albany International (NYSE: AIN) has wrapped up its acquisition of Harris Corp.‘s (NYSE: HRS) aerostructures business for approximately $210 million in cash and capital lease. Harris said Friday it will use proceeds from the deal originally announced in late February to pay down corporate debt. The …

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Vectrus to Provide Security Support in Kuwait Under $329M Army Contract Modification


A Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) subsidiary has secured a potential $329 million contract modification to provide security and base operations support services to the U.S. Army. Vectrus Systems will perform work in Kuwait through Dec. 28, 2016, the Defense Department said Monday. The Army Contracting Command will obligate the full contract amount …

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Harris to Provide Air Traffic Mgmt VoIP Platform to NATS; Ed Sayadian Comments

Ed Sayadian

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will provide the Voice Communications System for the 21st Century platform to NATS, ExecutiveBiz reported March 9. Harris said March 8 the voice over Internet protocol communications platform contract aims to support air traffic management services in the U.K. through …

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Exelis to Manufacture Navy Aircraft Electronic Countermeasures for $88M

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Exelis has received an $88.3 million contract modification to produce and deliver onboard electronic jammer systems for the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18C/D/E/F aircraft. The Defense Department said Friday the award exercises a contract option for 48 full-rate production Lot 13 of the AN/ALQ-214 integrated defensive electronic countermeasures from Exelis. The Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) subsidiary …

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DoD Awards Harris Corp. for Mentorship of Spatial Data Integrations


TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 4, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received the Nunn-Perry Award from the Defense Department for the company’s support of Spatial Data Integrations under DoD’s mentor-protege program, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Harris said Wednesday it worked with the woman-owned small business in the areas of geospatial content management and open source data …

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