Harris Corporation Awarded $10.6 Million Contract to Upgrade U.S. Army Medical Treatment Facilities
* Upgrades will provide military medical professionals access to tools for superior care
* Program supports 23 medical facilities
* Contract award demonstrates Harris’ robust network modernization capabilities
WASHINGTON, DC - Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a $10.6 million, one-year contract by the U.S. Information Systems Engineering Command to upgrade the communications and IT networks at 23 U.S. Army Medical Treatment facilities. The U.S. Information Systems Engineering Command is responsible for network upgrades to the military health system facilities that utilize the most current technology.
Harris will provide IT wired and wireless network modernization support, delivering a robust network with the connectivity, reliability, data integrity, and information security medical professionals need to provide high quality care at the 23 treatment sites. Harris also has been awarded several network upgrade contracts by the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard and the U.S. Medical Information Technology Center.
“This award leverages the Harris team’s experience in delivering trusted critical network upgrades to sites across the nation to enhance our military’s medical service delivery,” said Mike Deloney, vice president and general manager, Department of Defense Programs, Harris IT Services.
The Harris team includes subcontractor Federal Resources Corporation (FRC). This contract was awarded under the nine-year, $20 billion Information Technology Enterprise Solutions- 2 Services (ITES-2S) contract vehicle, which is the preferred method of contracting for services and supplies for the Army.
Harris IT Services is a leading provider of end-to-end solutions in mission-critical IT transformation, managed solutions, and information assurance. With over 3,000 professionals performing to the highest industry standards at locations worldwide, Harris IT Services offers demonstrated past performance, proven technical expertise, and innovative solutions in supporting large-scale IT programs that encompass the full technology lifecycle. The organization’s distributed workforce, present in all 50 states, and extensive experience in performance-based contracting and managed IT services, combine to deliver exceptional results to our defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and commercial customers.
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 $5 billion of annual revenue and more than 16,000 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.
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