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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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Amy Miller Feehery Joins Hitachi Data Systems as Federal Sales VP

Amy Miller Feehery, formerly principal director of strategic growth and business development at STS International, has been named vice president of sales at Hitachi Data Systems‘ federal business. Hitachi Data Systems said Tuesday the 14-year industry veteran will oversee corporate growth, sales, marketing and strategic planning functions within the HDS Federal organization in her …

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Harris Wins Potential $255M IDIQ to Replace USSOCOM Legacy Manpack Radios

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential six-year, $255 million contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command to build a manpack radio system that will replace current radio models such as AN/PRC-117F and AN/PRC-117G. The Defense Department said Monday the company will provide a Next Generation Manpack Radio system to help facilitate two-channel communications between special operations forces. STC …

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Harris Ship-Tracking Receivers Hosted on Iridium Next Satellites Now Operational

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has started the operations of four maritime vessel tracking receivers that are hosted on the Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) satellites launched in January, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Iridium Next-hosted payloads work to track an estimated 250,000 ships around the world and provide Automatic …

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Harris to Supply Sonobuoy Launchers for Boeing-Built Navy Poseidon Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has awarded multiple contracts to Harris (NYSE: HRS) in the third quarter of fiscal 2017 for the supply of sonobuoy launchers for 49 U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Harris said Wednesday it will provide single-shot and rotary launchers …

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Harris to Help Sustain Air Force Space Command & Control System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) will provide sustainment services in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s Distributed Space Command and Control platform in Dahlgren, Virginia, under a potential $18.9 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform engineering, software development, …

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Harris Lands $90M in European Contracts for Falcon Series Tactical Radios

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received $90 million in contracts from a European country for the delivery of tactical radios such as the Falcon II AN/PRC-150C and Falcon III AN/PRC-152A. The company said Tuesday the radios will work to support the customer’s efforts to establish communications readiness and interoperability with U.S., NATO and …

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State Dept Clears US’ $1B P-8A Aircraft, Associated Support Deal With New Zealand

The State Department has approved New Zealand’s request to purchase four P-8A patrol aircraft and associated support under a potential $1.5 billion foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. New Zealand requested commercial engines, Tactical Open Mission Software, electro-optical and infrared MX-20HD, AN/AAQ-2(V)1 acoustic system, AN/APY-10 radar, ALQ-240 electronic support measures and …

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Carl D’Alessandro, VP for Global Business Dev’t at Harris, Named to 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 31, 2017 — Carl D’Alessandro, former president for critical networks at Harris Corp., has been selected for this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in air traffic control and communications. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive …

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