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Harris Gets $284M NOAA Contract Extension to Update Weather Satellite Ground System

Harris (NYSE: HRS) received a three-year, $284M contract extension from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue updating the ground computing infrastructure used to manage geostationary weather satellites. The award covers the modernization of information technology systems for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series and increases the total contract …

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Vencore Lands Potential $113M Contract to Support NOAA Satellite Operations; Mac Curtis Comments

Vencore has received a potential $113 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to perform systems engineering services in support of environmental satellites. The company said Thursday it will work with NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service to sustain legacy systems and support transition to future ground systems for new …

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Weekly Roundup November 21 – November 23, 2016: L-3 Squeezes Buy in Before Rate Hike

November 21 – November 23, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Interest rates are all but certain to go up in December and one large defense contractor has seemingly gotten ahead of the game to make one more big buy …

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Harris to Build Satellite Weather Observation Receiver for NOAA; Romy Olaisen Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will build a satellite weather observation receiver for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under a three-year, $20 million contract. The WxConnect products will be deployed across eight national weather service locations to process satellite weather observations from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series rebroadcast and Japanese HimawariCast services, Harris said Wednesday. “These Harris …

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Harris Hands NOAA Weather Satellite Simulators; Romy Olaisen Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) has provided five simulators to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for a satellite system intended to help meteorological bureaus detect, identify and track severe weather conditions. Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series satellites are designed to acquire and transmit 40 times the amount of data currently provided by …

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News- Harris Corporation Completes Review for Satellite Ground Contract

Harris Corporation announced the successful completion of the first portion of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) program. The NOAA program is designed to provide weather images to over 10, 000 users and process data 40 times faster than what is presently possible. The review of the Geostationary Operational …

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