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Harris Wins $130 Million NOAA Contract

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) won a deal to provide the ground antenna system for a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) program.

According to the firm, “under the 10-year, $130 million contract, Harris and its teammates — General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies and ARES — will supply antennas and control systems for NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite Series-R (GOES-R) program. The antennas will provide communications links for command, telemetry and sensor data, as well as the communications link to direct data users.”

“Harris is at the forefront of innovative, highly reliable antenna design, and we are excited to add this capability to what we are already contributing to the GOES-R GS program, ” said Ray Thorpe, vice president, GOES-R Program, Harris Government Communications Systems. “This new contract adds a key element to the advanced weather prediction system that will help safeguard the public.”

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