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Harris Gets $100M USSOCOM Contract Modification for RF Countermeasure Tech Components

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $100 million contract modification from the U.S. Special Operations Command to provide integrated radio and frequency countermeasure components and related services. The company will support USSOCOM’s technology applications and CV-22 program offices, the Defense Department said Monday. DoD noted the modification increases the ceiling value of a previously …

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Launch of 1st Joint Polar Satellite System Set for Nov. 10

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2017 — NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have scheduled the launch of the first Joint Polar Satellite System on Nov. 10 to begin its mission to support weather forecasting operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency said Saturday JPSS-1, which is equipped with instruments …

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Laurie Foglesong Named Peraton Chief HR Officer; Stu Shea Comments

Laurie Foglesong, a 20-year human resources professional, has been appointed chief HR officer at Herndon, Virginia-based communications and technology services contractor Peraton. She previously served as director of HR at Harris (NYSE: HRS), Peraton said Friday. “I can think of no better person to lead Peraton’s human resources strategy – …

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DoD Seeks Proposals for $28B Information Analysis Center Multiple-Award Contract

The Defense Department has asked industry to submit proposals for a potential nine-year, $28 billion contract for research, development, test and evaluation support and R&D-related analytical services. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the Defense Technical Information Center’s Information Analysis Center Multiple-Award Contract seeks to consolidate task orders distributed across …

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Harris Gets $260M Order to Build Asia-Pacific Country’s Tactical Comms Network

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has secured a potential $260 million order to build an integrated tactical communications system for an unidentified country in the Asia-Pacific. The company said Monday it will integrate monitoring, planning and routing software as well as vehicular amplifiers and Falcon III radio technology into the customer’s future tactical …

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Harris Lands Potential $765M IDIQ to Supply Navy Portable Radios, Ancillary Parts

Harris‘ (NYSE: HRS) radio frequency communications unit has received a potential $765 million to provide multiple portable radio systems and ancillary parts to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday the company will also help the service branch field manpack, handheld, fixed-mount, vehicular and base station radios that address …

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Harris to Engineer Defensive EW Tech for Foreign Military Clients Under $84M IDIQ

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a potential $84.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to engineer Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite systems for multiple foreign military sales customers. The Defense Department said Friday Harris will perform work under the  indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract at a company facility in Clifton, New Jersey, through Sept. …

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Harris Secures $133M Contract for US, Australian F/A-18 Countermeasure Systems

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a potential $133.2 million contract to produce electronic countermeasure systems for integration into F/A-18 multirole combat jets of the U.S. Navy and Australia. The Defense Department said Wednesday Harris will deliver Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures Onboard Jammer systems, equipment and racks under the firm-fixed-price contract. The company will also repair test assets and …

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Harris Joins University of Rochester in NY’s Big Data-Focused Consortium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 18, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has teamed with the University of Rochester in New York to support a new consortium that would work to advance big data and analytics as part of the state government’s Finger Lakes Forward effort to boost the local economy, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Harris Unveils Encryption Tool for Falcon III Radio Interoperability Across Networks

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has added an encryption feature to its suite of Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack tactical radios to support military users as they switch across independent, U.S. and NATO networks, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the Suite B security function works to accommodate integration with …

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