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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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Christopher Davis Named Raytheon International President; John Harris Comments

Christopher Davis, formerly country leader and president of Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) business arm in the United Arab Emirates, has been named president of the Waltham, Massachusetts-based defense contractor’s international business organization. Davis succeeds Thomas Vecchiolla, who retired after a 15-year tenure with the firm, and will directly report to John …

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Harris, exactEarth Plan 5 More Satellites for Maritime Asset-Tracking Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 31, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has partnered with exactEarth to add five new automatic identification system satellites to the latter’s constellation that will work to support real-time ship tracking operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The additional satellites will bring the AIS constellation to nine units in service as …

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BAE Picks Harris Transmitters for EW Countermeasures on USAF Special Ops Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) will supply phased array transmitter antennas to BAE Systems in support of the latter’s electronic warfare countermeasure system aboard the U.S. Air Force‘s MC-130J Commando II and AC-130J Ghostrider aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The transmitters will work to provide transmit capability for the BAE countermeasures in …

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Harris Ships 3rd Navigation Payload for Lockheed-Built GPS III Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received from Harris (NYSE: HRS) the third of 10 navigation payloads for the Global Positioning System III satellites that will work to build on signal power, accuracy and jamming resistance for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Harris said …

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Harris to Supply Falcon III Radios for Army Test Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 7, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) will supply multichannel handheld, manpack and small form-fit radios to the U.S. Army to undergo evaluation as part of a risk reduction and operational test program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the delivery order calls for Falcon III AN/PRC-158 radios that …

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Stu Shea: Former Harris Gov’t Services Unit Emerges as ‘Peraton’ in Push for Nat’l Security Innovation

The former government services business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) that private equity firm Veritas Capital acquired in April has adopted the name Peraton after temporarily operating as MHVC Acquisition Corp. Peraton said Friday its new name derives from the concept that the company supports government customer missions that are critical to national …

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John Pitsenberger Named CFO of Former Harris IT Business

John Pitsenberger, former executive vice president and chief financial officer of Sotera Defense Solutions, has been appointed CFO of MHVC Acquisition Corp. — previously known as the government information technology services division of Harris (NYSE: HRS). MHVC CEO Stu Shea said in a statement released Tuesday Pitsenberger’s government contracting industry experience will …

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Harris, Motorola Solutions Land Army Mobile Radio System Modernization Contracts

Harris (NYSE: HRS) and Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) have each received a potential five-year, $461.2 million contract to help the U.S. Army update its land mobile radio system infrastructure. Both companies will also provide modern technology to replace Army mobile radios, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army Contracting Command will determine the funds …

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