National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Awards Harris Corporation Information Assurance Services Contract
FALLS CHURCH, Virginia, December 21, 2005 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), a leading supplier of information technology services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide Information Assurance (IA) services to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) as part of the Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) team.
Under the contract, Harris Technical Services Corporation will provide a variety of technical services, including program management, life-cycle planning, intrusion detection and prevention, information system security, and public key infrastructure technology, as well as support other IA special projects. The work will be performed at NGA facilities in the greater Washington, D.C. and St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan areas.
The NGA is a major intelligence and combat support agency of the Department of Defense. The agency supports U.S. national policy makers and military forces by providing timely, relevant, and accurate geospatial intelligence derived by the exploitation and analysis of imagery and geospatial information to describe, assess, and visually depict physical features and geographically referenced activities on the Earth.
Harris Technical Services Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris Corporation, serving the information technology services marketplace. The business provides world-class, cost-effective operation, maintenance, engineering, and technical support services to the U.S. government, prime contractors, and other Harris divisions.
Harris Corporation’s Government Communications Systems Division conducts advanced research studies, develops prototypes, and produces and supports state-of-the-art, assured communications™ solutions and information systems that solve the mission-critical challenges of its military and government customers, while serving as the technology base for the company’s diverse commercial businesses. Harris Corporation is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. With headquarters in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual sales of over $3 billion and more than 13,000 employees, including 5,500 engineers and scientists. The company’s four operating divisions serve markets for government communications, RF communications, broadcast communications, and microwave communications. For more information, visit www.harris.com.
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