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Harris Ships 3rd Navigation Payload for Lockheed-Built GPS III Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received from Harris (NYSE: HRS) the third of 10 navigation payloads for the Global Positioning System III satellites that will work to build on signal power, accuracy and jamming resistance for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Harris said …

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Harris to Supply Falcon III Radios for Army Test Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 7, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) will supply multichannel handheld, manpack and small form-fit radios to the U.S. Army to undergo evaluation as part of a risk reduction and operational test program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the delivery order calls for Falcon III AN/PRC-158 radios that …

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10 Companies Win Spots on $480M Army Technical, Operational Services Contract

Editor’s Note 8/9/17: The Defense Department said Booz Allen Hamilton was inadvertently omitted on the shared contract announced Aug. 4. The number of awardees has been updated. The U.S. Army has selected 10 companies to compete for technical development, technical support and operational integration task orders under a potential five-year, $480 …

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Stu Shea: Former Harris Gov’t Services Unit Emerges as ‘Peraton’ in Push for Nat’l Security Innovation

The former government services business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) that private equity firm Veritas Capital acquired in April has adopted the name Peraton after temporarily operating as MHVC Acquisition Corp. Peraton said Friday its new name derives from the concept that the company supports government customer missions that are critical to national …

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Speedcast Eyes Potential $100M UltiSat Acquisition to Launch Gov’t-Focused Division

Speedcast International has signed a definitive agreement for a potential $100 million acquisition of UltiSat in efforts to establish a new government division and build on existing remote communications offerings to the public sector. Speedcast said Sunday the pending transaction with the U.S. government contractor is anticipated to complement the Speedcast portfolio for …

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State Dept OKs $151M in Tactical Radio Systems, Tank Ammo Requests From Australia

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to buy tactical radio systems to support upgrades to F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft as well as 120mm tank ammunition and related services under two foreign military agreements worth approximately $151.4 million combined. Australia requested to procure Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems, AN/ALQ-214A(V)4 …

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Harris, Motorola Solutions Land Army Mobile Radio System Modernization Contracts

Harris (NYSE: HRS) and Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) have each received a potential five-year, $461.2 million contract to help the U.S. Army update its land mobile radio system infrastructure. Both companies will also provide modern technology to replace Army mobile radios, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army Contracting Command will determine the funds …

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Harris Receives Award as Component Supplier for Lockheed’s F-35, F-22 Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 30, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received recognition from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for its work as a supplier of pneumatic suspension and release systems for the latter’s F-35 and F-22 fighter aircraft, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The supplier award is based on criteria such as a 98-percent …

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Harris to Supply Data Storage, Cockpit Display Tech for Lockheed Martin’s F-35

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has tapped Harris (NYSE: HRS) to provide the Aircraft Memory System and Panoramic Cockpit Display Electronic Unit for the F-35 aircraft’s mission system avionics, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Harris said Monday its technologies will work to build on the fighter jet’s data storage, …

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Jeremy Wensinger, James Winner, Robert Giannetta Join Executive Team at Former Harris IT Business

Jeremy Wensinger, James Winner and Robert Giannetta have been appointed to leadership positions at MHVC Acquisition Corp. — formerly known as the government information technology services business of Harris (NYSE: HRS). Investment firm Veritas Capital finalized its purchase of Harris IT Services for approximately $690 million in April and renamed the business MHVC Acquisition Corp. Herndon, …

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