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Schafer Names Applied Signal, Harris Vet Mark Andersson COO; Michael Griffin Comments

Schafer Corp. has appointed Mark Andersson, most recently chief operating officer at Applied Signal Technology, to serve as president and COO. Schafer said the appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2013. Andersson helped lead Applied Signal through its $490 million sale to Raytheon (RTN), according to Schafer. “His expertise and experience …

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Harris Names Army Vet James Morris Integrated Net Solutions Lead; William Brown Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has appointed James Morris group president for the integrated network solutions business including the Harris CapRock Communications subsidiary, healthcare solutions and information technology services units. The company said Morris, a 20-year commercial sector veteran and retired Army intelligence officer, will report to Chairman and CEO William …

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Harris Selling Broadcast Segment for $225M as Part of $200M Share Buyback; William Brown Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has agreed to sell its broadcast communications segment to an affiliate of The Gores Group for $225 million, including $160 million at the expected close date in early calendar year 2013. Harris said the deal, subject to regulatory review and closing conditions, also includes a $15 million …

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SAIC Wins $433M Centcom Enterprise IT Contract; Dan Harris Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a prime position in a $433 million contract to provide enterprise information technology support to the U.S. Central Command’s Directorate of Command, Control, Communications and Computers. According to a company statement, the cost-plus-award-fee task order includes one base year and four one-year options. …

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Harris Team Wins Spot on $10B Army Comm Equipment IDIQ; Sheldon Fox Comments

A Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) team has won a prime position on a potential $10 billion U.S. Army contract for tactical communications systems and equipment, the company announced Wednesday. Under the five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the team will compete to provide defense and civilian agencies products, systems and engineering services. “Harris …

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Harris Govt Comm Systems 1Q Revenue Up 5%; William Brown Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2013, reporting a 5 percent year-over-year increase in revenue for the government communications systems segment. Revenue for the segment totaled $465 million during the most recent quarter, compared with $444 million in the prior-year period. …

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Oz Garcia Jr. of Harris CapRock Discusses Air Force Career, Technologies and Sequestration

Oz Garcia Jr. is the VP of intelligence programs at Harris CapRock Communications. The U.S. Air Force veteran is responsible for sales to all 16 intelligence agencies and  served in the National Security Agency for 12 years. He spoke with ExecutiveBiz about technologies such as tri-band antennas, produced by Harris Cap Rock, the …

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Harris Wins $297M Navy Radio Contract; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $297 million contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to deliver Falcon® tactical radio systems to the U.S. Department of the Navy, according to a company statement. “This contract enables the Navy to deploy handheld, manpack, fixed mount/vehicular and base station …

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Harris $331M FAA DataComm Team Includes ARINC, Thales, Washington Consulting; John O’Sullivan Comments

A Harris Corp.-led team has won a $331 million contract to provide the Federal Aviation Administration integration and engineering work for air traffic control communications, the company and the FAA both announced Thursday. Team members for the seven-year contract include ARINC, Thales and Washington Consulting Inc., a subsidiary of Alion …

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Ball Aerospace Names 16-Year Vet Tim Harris National Defense Lead; Rob Strain Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has appointed Tim Harris vice president and general manager for national defense, the company announced Wednesday. The 16-year company veteran will oversee programs and direct all new defense-related business pursuits for the national defense strategic business unit. He will also lead the company’s national security space …

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