Harris Wins 1-Year Air Force GPS, Satellite Services Extension

Harris w-BorderHarris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a one-year, $65, 083, 169 contract extension to continue helping the U.S. Air Force operate and maintain its satellite control network and GPS antenna sites.

The Defense Department expects to have $52, 594, 739 in fiscal year 2013 operations and maintenance funds obligated before the additional year of services starts on Sept. 30, according to a Friday Pentagon notice.

Services for the 50th Space Wing at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. will include communications, operations and software.

Harris will also perform work at the 50th Space Wing’s geographically-separated units in the U.S. and international locations.

Work under the extension is scheduled to complete by Sept. 29, 2014.

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