Harris Taps GE Computers to Fulfill Subcontract to Lockheed on Army Rocket System

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has placed single board computer orders with General Electric to help satisfy the requirements of a subcontract with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). Lockheed subcontracted Harris to design and build electronics for the U.S. Army’s MLRS M-270 HIMARS platform. GE will provide Harris with PPC7EP single board computers for the multiple launch rocket system program. The immediate...

Harris Receives Delivery Order for Multiband Manpack Radios

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received a 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...

Harris to Help JTF Bolster Central America Institutions with C4 Systems Administration

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won five-year task order potentially worth $38 million on the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-2 Services contract. The company was awarded work on the Joint Task Force Bravo’s command, control, communications and computer systems operations and maintenance program at Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras. The infrastructure program supports the commander of...

Harris, AT&T Forming Public Safety Alliance

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and AT&T (NYSE: ATT) are forming an alliance to develop LTE wireless solutions for agencies and first responders who require timely access to emergency information. The companies will combine efforts to produce broadband and mission-critical communications systems that can deliver high-speed video and data. Harris said customers will benefit from network agility that delivers...

Harris Wins $52M Award to Modernize Army Satellite Terminals

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received a .5 million delivery order for advanced satellite terminals under the U.S. Army’s modernization and enterprise terminals program. The company will supply additional terminals, including transportable X-/Ka-band and large fixed X-/Ka-band. Harris will also provide equipment racks, operator training and spares to support terminal fielding. Harris said the next-generation...

Harris Names William Brown President and CEO, effective Nov. 1

William Brown, Harris Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) board of directors has appointed William M. Brown president and chief executive officer, effective Nov. 1, 2011. Brown will succeed Howard L. Lance, who has served as CEO since January 2003 and in May announced he would retire when a successor had been chosen. Lance, 55, will continue to serve as chairman, president and CEO through Oct. 31 and...

Harris to Support MDA Communication Networks, LA Air Force Base

The U.S. Air Force Space Command’s space and missile systems center has awarded Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) an award to provide network support services to the Los Angeles Air Force Base. Harris will deliver core IT and communications maintenance and operations services. These will include video teleconferencing services and network control center support. The company will also provide information assurance...

GTSI Names Ex-Harris Federal’s Wensinger COO; Sterling Phillips Comments

GTSI Corp. has appointed Jeremy Wensinger as chief operating officer, where he will report directly to CEO Sterling Phillips. Wensinger has more than 20 years of executive experience in the federal technology sector, previously serving as group president of government communication systems for Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS). In that role, he led the company’s federal civilian agency, intelligence...

Harris Wins $38M Award for Counter-Narcotics Communications, Equipment

Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) RF communications division has won a ,974,251 U.S. Army firm-fixed-price contract to provide tactical communication services and equipment for counter-narcotics operations. Work has an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2015. The U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting activity. LinkedInTweet+1E-mail

Harris to Purchase Man-Pack Radio for Tactical Air Control Party

The U.S. Navy has awarded Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) a ,898,576 contract modification for support to the Air Force Tactical Air Control Party Modernization Program, including purchase of the AN/PRC-117G man-pack radio and accessories. Work will be performed in Rochester, N.Y., and is expected to completed by December 2011. Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, Crane, Ind., is the contracting...