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Harris Affirms Small Business Partnerships in Competition for Govt Services; Wayne Lucernoni Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 14,  2015 — Wayne Lucernoni, mission sustainment services president at Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), said the company strives to stay current in a low-margin government services sector with help from its small business partnerships, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Washington Business Journal cited programs such as the mentor-protégé model …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015: Frank Kendall’s Outlook on Defense Sector Consolidation & More

Weekly Roundup Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The military’s chief weapons buyer sought to throw cold water this week on the idea of consolidation among the U.S.’ largest prime contractors in a year that has …

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September 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, Remains in Correction After Volatile Day

The GovCon Index regained some ground Tuesday with a gain of 0.244 points to 69.099 on a volatile day for U.S. markets as stocks attempted to reach stability. The Index is down 10.41 percent from its most recent high on July 16 to remain in correction territory and all three major U.S. …

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Exelis to Assist in Navy EW Decoy Research, Testing

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) company Exelis will provide engineering and technical support to the Naval Research Laboratory’s tactical electronic warfare division under a $53.5 million contract through September 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost only contract includes research …

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September 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Dip, Material Sector Drags US Stocks

The GovCon Index deepened its losses Wednesday with a decline of 0.462 points to 70.902, a figure 8.08 percent below its three-month high of 77.134 from the July 16 close. The Dow Jones Industrial Average remains in correction territory while the S&P 500 and NASDAQ composite indices are within 10 percent of their 52-week …

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Nav Canada Taps Harris Osyris for Air Traffic Management Plan

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 22, 2015 — Ottawa-based air navigation services provider Nav Canada has awarded a contract to Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) to update the arrival sequencing of aircraft at four airports in Canada, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Harris said Sept. 9 the deal will incorporate the Osyris queue management platform …

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DLA Increases Harris Radio Sustainment IDIQ Ceiling by $100M

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 17, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) announcement that the Defense Logistics Agency has increased the company’s tactical radio indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract ceiling from $85 million to $185 million. Harris said Tuesday the move provides clients of its Falcon range of radios …

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Air National Guard Picks Harris TACP Networked System for Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 16, 2015 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $13 million order to provide the U.S. Air National Guard with tactical radio systems for integration into high mobility multiwheeled vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Harris said the contract also includes installation, training and related support work on …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 7 – Sept 11 2015: PSC’s Impending Leadership Transition & more

Weekly Roundup Sept 7 – Sept 11 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson An association that represents the government services sector has previewed an impending leadership transition in the same year that the defense industry’s main trade group also announced its own change …

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Eileen Rivera Assumes Senior Marketing Executive Role at Harris

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Eileen Rivera has taken on a new role at Harris Corp. as senior marketing executive, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The 15-year marketing, branding and investor relations veteran joined Harris in 2013, where she served as vice president for global marketing and communications for …

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