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Harris Names William Brown President and CEO, effective Nov. 1

Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) board of directors has appointed William M. Brown president and chief executive officer, effective Nov. 1, 2011. Brown will succeed Howard L. Lance, who has served as CEO since January 2003 and in May announced he would retire when a successor had been chosen. Lance, 55, will continue to …

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Harris to Support MDA Communication Networks, LA Air Force Base

The U.S. Air Force Space Command’s space and missile systems center has awarded Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) an award to provide network support services to the Los Angeles Air Force Base. Harris will deliver core IT and communications maintenance and operations services. These will include video teleconferencing services and network …

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Harris Wins $38M Award for Counter-Narcotics Communications, Equipment

Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) RF communications division has won a $37, 974, 251 U.S. Army firm-fixed-price contract to provide tactical communication services and equipment for counter-narcotics operations. Work has an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2015. The U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting …

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Harris to Purchase Man-Pack Radio for Tactical Air Control Party

The U.S. Navy has awarded Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) a $14, 898, 576 contract modification for support to the Air Force Tactical Air Control Party Modernization Program, including purchase of the AN/PRC-117G man-pack radio and accessories. Work will be performed in Rochester, N.Y., and is expected to completed by December …

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Harris to Upgrade Core IT Infrastructure at 4 U.S. Air Force Bases

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won four contracts worth over a combined $12 million with the U.S. Air Force‘s electronic systems center. Harris will upgrade the core IT infrastructure of four U.S. Air Force bases, including: Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Randolph Air Force Base, …

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Harris to Provide Digital Map Computers for Navy, Kuwait on IDIQ Modification

Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) government communications systems division will produce and support 125 digital map computers for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Kuwait, Malaysia and Finland. Harris will also provide 49 digital video map computers for the Navy and 43 extension housings for Kuwait and nine extension housings for Malaysia in …

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Harris Wins Recompete Contract on $9B Air Force IT IDIQ

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a recompete contract from the U.S. Army under the U.S. Air Force‘s government-wide network-centric solutions contract vehicle. NETCENTS is worth up to $9 billion over its five-year performance period. Harris will provide IT services to operate, maintain and sustain Army applications, databases and websites. These include the …

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Harris Releases Quarterly, Full-Year Financial Results; Lance Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) released its fourth quarter fiscal year 2011 financial results on August 2. The company generated revenue of $1.67 billion, a 15 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2010. Harris reported GAAP net income of $134 million, or $1.06 per diluted share,  compared with $151 million, …

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Harris Wins Potential $85M FAA Contract to Upgrade Satellite Communications Network

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential $85 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration. The contract has a five-year base and five one-year options. Harris will act as prime contractor for the Alaskan satellite telecommunications infrastructure program. Harris will replace and upgrade an existing satellite communications network that links …

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Harris Wins $65M to Support Air Force Satellite and GPS Systems

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Harris Information Technology Services Corp. (NYSE: HRS), Dulles, Va., a $64, 660, 233 firm-price-incentive firm-with-award-fee contract modification. Harris will provide maintenance and logistics support to the Air Force Space Command‘s 50th Space Wing. Support is for the defense satellite communications system, secure communication system …

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