Harris Corporation Awarded $9.7 Million Network Support Contract by U.S. Air Force Space Command
- Harris to perform network support services for U.S. Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center and Missile Defense Agency
- Project will secure dependability of crucial network at Los Angeles Air Force Base
- Harris has extensive expertise managing comparable essential networks for customers
WASHINGTON, DC/ MELBOURNE, FL — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a 16-month, $9.7 million contract by the U.S. Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center to deliver network support services at Los Angeles Air Force Base in California.
Under the contract, Harris will deliver core IT and communications operations and maintenance services including: network control center support; consolidated video teleconferencing services; consolidated help desk services; and information assurance and support to Missile Defense Agency networks. Harris has extensive expertise managing comparable, essential networks for customers such as the U.S. Air Force’s 50th Space Wing, the 505th Command and Control Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida and Nellis AFB, Nevada, and the 88th Communications Group at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio.
“Harris has demonstrated its ability to utilize refined lifecycle management processes for mission-critical systems while maintaining industry-leading network uptime,” said John Heller, president, Harris IT Services. “Our past performance serves as assurance of Harris’ knowledge and ability to maintain the reliability and efficiency of both common user networks supporting the Space and Missile Systems Center and specialized networks supporting the Missile Defense Agency.”
The Harris team includes subcontractors Abacus and ManTech. This contract was awarded under the Network-Centric Solutions (NETCENTS) contract vehicle.
In IT Services, Harris designs, deploys and operates customer-centric, secure communication systems and information networks with optimal reliability and affordability for high-profile customers in government and commercial markets. Well-credentialed professionals deliver expertise in Program Management, Enterprise Services Management and Information Assurance worldwide.
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 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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