Harris Corp. to Supply Int’l Customer With $82M Radio Comm Systems; Brendan O’Connell Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) will deliver wideband high-frequency and very-high-frequency radio communication systems worth $82 million for armed forces’ command-and-control capabilities on the battlefield. The international customer ordered handheld, man-portable, vehicular and base station Falcon III RF-7800H and RF-7800V radios for voice and data connectivity, Harris said Tuesday. “The...

Harris Wins $92M 4G LTE Middle East Contract

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Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $92 million contract to provide a tactical communications system to an unnamed country in the Middle East for coordinating command and control operations in defense missions. Fusion 4G LTE aims to help Internet Protocol-based data networks work with maps, email and other voice and video messages during military and security missions, Harris said Sunday. Harris also...

Harris Wins Special Operations Falcon Radio Orders; George Helm Comments

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Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won $36 million in orders to supply tactical communications equipment to the U.S. Special Operations Command, intending to help personnel exchange information in real time during field operations. USSOCOM has acquired the Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G and AN/PRC-152A wideband radios with the goal of connecting soldiers to wireless networks, the company said Friday. George...

Harris Announces Position on $750M State Dept IT Modernization Award

Harris Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will compete with eight other contractors for up to an estimated $750 million in information technology services for the U.S. State Department‘s Bureau of Consular Affairs, the company announced today. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has one base year and four one-year options. SAIC announced its position in June. Harris said contract...

Harris Wins $30.5M to Centralize VA’s Enterprise Data System

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $30.5 million contract award to develop a central network monitoring system for the Veterans Affairs Department, according to a company announcement. The 4.5 year contract has an 18-month base with three option years falling under the Enterprise Management Foundation Federated Data Repository contract program. The program, originally awarded in June, calls for...

Harris Receives Delivery Order for Multiband Manpack Radios

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received a $15 million order for additional Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack radios from the U.S. Air Force. The order was made in the first quarter of fiscal 2012 and follows several previous orders from the Air Force. The company reports more than 16,000 of the radios are deployed by all branches of the Defense Department, other federal agencies and several key allies. “The...

George Helm to Lead Harris RF Communications’ DoD Business

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has named George Helm president of its RF Communications division’s Defense Department business unit, as part of a dual executive move announcement today. He will succeed Brendan O’Connell, who was appointed to lead the division’s international tactical communications business. GovConExecutive has more information on O’Connell’s new position,...

Harris Wins $200M BPA to Modernize VA IT Systems

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a blank purchase agreement with a ceiling of $199.6 million with the Veterans Affairs Department to support an initiative to enhance veterans’ access to healthcare. The service order BPA has a one-year base and a one-year option. Harris will help modernize the VA’s information technology systems with system and software development services. The company...

Harris to Support Air Force Air Control Modernization Program

The Navy has awarded Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) a $29,119,944 firm-fixed-price delivery order to support the Air Force tactical air control party modernization program. Harris will provide equipment including the AN/PRC-117G man-pack radio and accessories. Work will be conducted in Rochester, N.Y. and is expected to be complete by Oct. 2011. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division in Crane,...

Harris to Release 4th-quarter Financial Results Aug. 2

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) will host a conference call Aug. 2, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. EST to discuss its fourth-quarter fiscal year 2011 financial results. The company will issue a press release reporting its fourth-quarter earnings at approximately 4 p.m. EST. The dial-in number for the teleconference is (866) 788-0539. The participant code is 84980289. The company suggests calling at least 10 minutes...

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