L3 Harris is Adding Broadband Satellite Hardware to the Navy
L3Harris Technologies Inc., Palm Bay, Florida, is awarded an $18,480,237 modification to exercise priced options to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract N00039-14-C-0041 issued by the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command. This modification increases the value of the basic contract by $18,480,237; the new total value is $79,446,404. This modification provides for the exercise of firm-fixed-price options for Commercial Broadband Satellite Program Unit Level Variant (ULV) hardware production units. ULV provides terminal-to-shore, space and terrestrial connectivity to significantly increase throughput for commercial satellite communications and provide redundancy for military satellite communications. Work will be performed at Palm Bay, Florida, and is expected to be completed by August 2021. Fiscal 2020 and fiscal 2021 shipbuilding and conversion funds (Navy) (36%); and other procurement, funds (Navy) (64%), in the amount of $18,480,237 will be obligated at the time of award. Funding will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Naval Information Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.