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Harris Corporation Awarded $6.8 Million IT Services Contract by U.S. Air Force Materiel Command Electronic Systems Center

Dépèche transmise le 5 janvier 2012 par Business Wire

Harris Corporation Awarded $6.8 Million IT Services Contract by U.S. Air Force Materiel Command Electronic Systems Center

Harris Corporation Awarded $6.8 Million IT Services Contract by U.S. Air Force Materiel Command Electronic Systems Center

WASHINGTON & MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, was awarded a $6.8 million contract by the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command to deliver integration and maintenance support through December 2012 for AFNet hardware.

“Harris has strong proven performance and expertise in network and hardware integration and support for the Air Force, and will continue to deliver top-tier, best-value assured IT solutions to the Electronic Systems Center on this contract”

The integration and maintenance support provided by Harris under the contract includes: system engineering, management of technical publications, Tier 2 and 3 response center support, software configuration, and on-site system support. Harris is currently performing upgrades and modernization for U.S. Air Force network systems at several bases within the continental U.S.

“Harris has strong proven performance and expertise in network and hardware integration and support for the Air Force, and will continue to deliver top-tier, best-value assured IT solutions to the Electronic Systems Center on this contract,” said John Heller, president, Harris IT Services.

The Harris team includes subcontractor BAE Systems. This contract was awarded under the Network-Centric Solutions (NETCENTS) contract vehicle.

In IT Services, Harris designs, deploys and operates secure communications systems and information networks for some of the most complex, essential applications in the world for high-profile customers in government and commercial markets. Well-credentialed professionals deliver expertise worldwide in Program Management, Enterprise Services Management and Information Assurance—on time, on budget, with solutions that are ready for today and built for tomorrow.

About Harris Corporation

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $6 billion of annual revenue and about 17,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management’s current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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