A team led by Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has been selected for the
Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems (GTACS) contract, which
was awarded by the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office - Command
Communications and Control.
Harris was one of 20 prime contractors selected to compete for work
under the five-year, $10 billion Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity
contract, which enables both defense and civilian federal agencies to
quickly and cost-effectively procure a wide range of tactical
communications products, systems and engineering services.
Under GTACS, the Harris team will pursue opportunities to supply the
Department of Defense, as well as U.S. government agencies such as
Homeland Security, with advanced communications solutions that range
from wireless networking to tactical satellite communications and
handheld JTRS-compliant radios.
"The GTACS contract vehicle makes it very efficient for customers to
acquire a coprehensive mix of products and services from the Harris
team," said Sheldon Fox, group president, Harris Government
Communications Systems. "Harris and its partners will work together to
provide advanced, networked communications systems that meet the
critical needs of our warfighters and security agencies."
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology
company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125
countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has
approximately $5.5 billion of annual revenue and about 15,000
employees-including 6,000 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 harris.com.
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. Harris disclaims any
intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or
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