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New L-3 Communications Spy Plane to be in Afghanistan by Christmas

Christmas has come early for a few Air Force pilots stationed in Afghanistan. The first of the 24 new Hawker Beechcraft airplanes modified by L-3 Communications will be delivered to Afghanistan by Christmas. These spy planes are equipped to support ground troops with still images, video and surveillance information. The …

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Illinois Governor’s Award for Continuous Improvement in Environmental Sustainability Awarded to Harris Corp

Harris Corporation has received the 2009 Illinois Governor’s Award for Continuous Improvement in Environmental Sustainability. The ongoing efforts to be ‘green’ at the Quincy, Illinois manufacturing facility led to the award. This is the fifth award Harris Corp. has received for its efforts to being more environmentally friendly. Several of …

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M&A Activity- Harris Corp Aquires VA Contractor

Harris Corp. has acquired privately held Patriot Technologies LLC, which provides IT services to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The move positions the company to provide complete interoperability solutions that address the national priority of VA and Military Health System enterprise integration. Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and CEO of …

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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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News – Harris Corporation Completes Testing for Navy

Harris Corporation has successfully completed testing of a Satellite Communications terminal for the Navy. The SATCOM will provide personnel on surface ships access to broadband services and the Internet. Based on the contract, Harris Corporation is responsible for providing 55 satellite communication terminals. The contract, awarded in 2008, has a …

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Contract Award – Harris Corporation – $196.5 Million – US Department of State

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has won a five-year contract in support of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs to deliver critical services to U.S. citizens domestically and overseas, and facilitate foreign visitors traveling to the United States. The contract is worth $196.5 million and will extend through 2013. …

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News – Harris Corp. sells multimedia transmitters to French network operator

Earlier this week, Harris Corporation announced that it has sold nine DMB 670 multimedia transmitters to French network operator and DAB/DMB equipment manufacturer VDL to support the imminent rollout of digital radio in the cities of Nice, Marseille and Paris. The transmitters, which meet all national DAB, DAB+ and DMB …

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News – Harris Corp. expanding operations in United Arab Emirates

Yesterday, Harris Corporation announced that it is expanding its global presence with a new business operation. Under the leadership of Leon Shivamber, former corporate vice president of Supply Chain Management and Operations for Harris, the company is launching an International Business Development team as part of its Government Communications Systems …

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Contract Award – Harris Corporation – $419 Million – US Army

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has won a $419 million Basic Purchasing Agreement contract from U.S. Army for Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband tactical manpack radios and vehicular power-amplifier adapter systems.  The initial delivery order under the contract is valued at $165 million for manpack and vehicular radio systems and support services. Radio …

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Harris Corp. playing big role in Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games coverage

Yesterday, Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium announced that it has selected Harris Corporation to deliver an end-to-end HD broadcast solution for the Consortium’s suite of assets during its unprecedented coverage of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The Harris ONE™ solution features a variety of Harris graphics, servers and editing, …

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