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Harris to Build Optical Telescope Under $196M NASA Contract

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a potential seven-year, $195.9M contract to build an optical structure for NASA‘s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope mission. The company will provide personnel, services, materials, equipment and facilities needed for the construction, refurbishment or modification of the optical telescope assembly, the space agency said Friday. NASA asked Harris to …

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Harris Wins $218M Contract to Monitor, Maintain Army Wideband Satcom Network

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential $217.7M hybrid contract to help the U.S. Army monitor, configure and maintain the Wideband SATCOM Operational Management System network. Army Contracting Command received three bids for the hybrid contract via an online-based solicitation and the service obligated $7.9M in fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance …

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Ellen Lord: DoD Continues to Evaluate Proposed L3-Harris Merger

Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Defense Department, has said DoD is working with antitrust regulators to find out if the proposed merger of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) would have an impact on the “competitive landscape,” Reuters reported Wednesday. “We’re working through the process. We …

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Kamal Dua Joins Leidos as SVP, Chief Audit Executive; Roger Krone Quoted

Kamal Dua, a finance and risk management professional with over three decades of audit and corporate governance experience, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as senior vice president and chief audit executive. He will oversee the company’s internal audit operation and report to Jerry Howe, Leidos’ general counsel, and to the …

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Kratos Subsidiary Provides Waveform License for Harris-Built Air Force Tactical Radios

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 17, 2018 — A subsidiary of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has entered into a licensing agreement with Harris (NYSE: HRS) to integrate the former’s communication waveforms with the latter’s tactical radio systems for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Kratos RT Logic …

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Harris Lands $255M DLA Contract for Special Operation Aircraft Parts

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Harris (NYSE: HRS) a seven-year, $255.4M contract to deliver B-52 and C-130 aircraft parts to U.S. Air Force special operation forces. The company will perform work under the fixed-price requirements contract in New Jersey and is scheduled to complete deliveries by May 24, 2026, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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DIA Awards Nine Spots on $500M Science & Tech Mission Support IDIQ

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded spots on a potential 10-year, $500 million contract to eight companies and one nonprofit organization to support missions of DIA’s science and technology directorate. Contractors will vie for research, development, engineering and technical task orders through the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity HELIOS contract, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Dana Mehnert Named President of Harris Communication Systems; William Brown Quoted

Dana Mehnert, senior vice president and chief global business development officer at Harris (NYSE: HRS), will be functioning as president of the firm’s communication systems business beginning Sept. 30. He will oversee the $1.9B business and succeed Chris Young, whose nearing retirement follows a 36-year tenure with Harris and its …

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Army Selects 5 Firms for Potential $250M Waveform Dev’t Contract

Five companies have secured positions on a potential five-year, $249.6 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s Waveform Development Environment Ecosystem. The Defense Department said Monday contractors will also compete for task orders to provide multiple waveforms and network services to the service branch. The Army Contracting Command received five bids for …

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Army Selects 5 Companies for $495M Land Mobile Radio Contract

The U.S. Army has selected five companies to compete task orders to supply land mobile radios and provide support services under a potential five-year, $495 million contract. The Army Contracting Command received five bids for firm-fixed-price contract via an online-based procurement process and will determine performance locations and funds with each …

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