L3 Harris Technologies Inc., Clifton, New Jersey, has been awarded a $55,000,000 single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee task orders for innovative research and development and to provide the Integrated Demonstrations and Applications Laboratory simulation and testbed capabilities required to rapidly develop, integrate, mature, insert and transition technologies/systems to meet critical/urgent warfighter mission requirements. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by August 18, 2027. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and one offer was received.
Harris Corp., Palm Bay, Florida, is awarded a $9,959,544 firm-fixed-price contract to procure 23 digital map computers (DMC); and 72 digital video map computers (DVMC) for Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP); 28 DMCs and 24 DVMCs for the Navy; and 13 DMCs for the government of Bahrain. These capabilities will be integrated on the F/A-18E/F, AH-1Z and H-1 aircraft. Work will be performed in Malabar, Florida, and is expected to be completed in August 2021.
Harris Corp., Rochester, New York, is being awarded a $7,392,098 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a base ordering period of one year for the refurbishment of Marine Corps Radio components associated with controlled cryptographic communications. This contract includes two one-year option ordering periods which, if exercised, could bring the cumulative value of this contract to $22,850,412. Work will be performed in Rochester, New York. Work is expected to be completed October 2020. If all options are exercised, work will continue through January 2023.
Harris Corp., Government Communications Systems, Palm Bay, Florida, has been awarded a $27,655,152 indefinite-delivery requirements contract for production and repair services for the AN/PLM-4 Radar Signal Simulator System. Work will be performed in Palm Bay, Florida, and is expected to be complete by April 23, 2026. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2019 operations and maintenance; and procurement funds will be obligated against the strategic contract as required. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity (FA8533-19-D-0001).
Harris Corp., Clifton, New Jersey, is being awarded a $168,801,314 modification (P00012) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-17-C-0090). This modification exercises an option for the procurement of 78 full-rate production Lot 16 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures AN/ALQ-214 A(V)4/5 Onboard Jammer systems for the F/A-18C/D/E/F aircraft for the Navy. In addition, the option provides for the procurement of 16 weapon replacement assembly (WRA) 1A(V)4 receiver/processors and 27 WRA2 A(V)4 modulators.
Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies have agreed to combine, creating the 6th largest U.S. defense contractor, to be called L3 Harris Technologies, Inc. The companies held a joint conference call on October 15 to announce the details of the merger. The company will have approximately 48,000 employees and be headquartered in Melbourne, Florida. Harris and L3 cited “complementary businesses with a shared culture of innovation and operational excellence to accelerate growth and improve margins,” as a reason for the merger.
The U.S. Army has awarded an Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract for the first mid-tier networking vehicular radios (MNVR), which will provide a link between forces at the company and platoon echelons and their higher headquarters for rapid distribution of data, imagery and other information. The Army awarded a $8.4 million delivery order to Harris Corporation for up to 232 of the multi-channel radios. These radios will be used for test, certification and integration with current and future Army vehicle platforms.
Harris Corporation, Government Communications Systems, Palm Bay, Florida, is being awarded a $9,153,873 cost-plus-award-fee/cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price cost contract for Space Test and Training Range Space Range Operations Center systems updates and improvements. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.
Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, was awarded an $85,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract modification to procure radios. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.
Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, has received a $30 million order to provide the Kingdom of Jordan with tactical radios that will provide advanced communication capabilities in the next phase of the deployment of a modernized command, control, communications, surveillance, intelligence and reconnaissance (C4ISR) system for its military. The Harris Falcon III and Falcon II radio family will deliver the voice and data communications core for the country's new command and control system.
Harris Corporation, Government Communications Systems Division, Palm Bay, Florida, was awarded a $47,050,513 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the sustainment and support services for the AN/GSC-52 modernization program's family of satellite communications earth terminals and associated equipment. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Alexandria, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, was awarded an $85.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for radio base stations, vehicle mounts, and manpacks in support of Foreign Military Sales. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Harris Corporation, RF Communications Division, Rochester, New York, is being awarded a $25,829,777 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee/cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) soldier radio waveform software in-service support for the network enterprise domain under the Joint Program Executive Office, JTRS. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.
Harris Corporation, RF Communications Division, Rochester, New York, is being awarded a $400 million single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Capital Equipment Replacement Program of the legacy multiband, inter/intra team radios and the AN/PSC-5D multi-band, multi-mission radio with the AN/PRC-152(V) 5/6, AN/PRC-152A(V)1/2, and AN/PRC-117G (V) 3(C) in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting agency.
Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, has received a $51 million order from the government of Iraq to provide high-performance tactical communication solutions for a range of security missions. Iraq is acquiring radios and accessories from both the Harris Falcon II and Falcon III families for its security forces. As part of the order, Harris will provide Falcon III RF-7800S wideband Secure Personal Radios, Falcon II RF-5800M multiband handheld radios and RF-5800H high-frequency manpack radios, along with accessories and training services.
Harris Corporation, Washington, D.C., has named Alex Heidt senior vice president of Business Development.
Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, has appointed William M. Brown president and chief executive officer.
Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, is being awarded a $14,898,576 firm-fixed-price contract modification for support to the Air Force Tactical Air Control Party Modernization Program. The equipment being purchased includes the AN/PRC-117G man-pack radio and accessories. Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.
Harris Corporation, Lynchburg, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $49,025,409 commercial, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for the acquisition of land mobile radio systems and equipment for the Hierarchical Yet Dynamically Reprogrammable Architecture Wireless Interior Communications Program. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.
Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, was awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, long-term contract with a maximum value of more than $46 million for radio system components. Thales Communications Incorporated, Clarksburg, Maryland, was awarded about $40 million. Using service is Army. The Defense Logistics Agency Land, Aberdeen, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, is being awarded close to $60 million to produce the Tactical Key Loader (TKL) KIK-11, which is a ruggedized key management device that supports the receipt, storage and issue/fill of electronic keys to Defense Department and other government agency end cryptographic units or tactical radios. The government plans to procure 50 KIK-11 units for testing, and upon successful completion of first article testing by the government, the contractor will produce a maximum of 17,500 KIK-11 units over a five-year period. The Space and Naval Warfare System Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity and awarded this contract on behalf of its organizational partner, the Navy's Program Executive
Harris Corporation has received a $7.6 million order from the U.S. Defense Department for its Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio systems. The Defense Department is acquiring the radios to provide deployed forces with expanded wireless tactical communications capabilities such as video, e-mail and collaborative chat.
Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, was recently awarded a more than $85 million contract for the foreign military sales of radio base stations, vehicle mounts and man packs. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Harris Corporation has received a $6 million order to supply Falcon II AN/VRC-103 multiband, multimission vehicular radio systems to the U.S. Department of Defense for use in Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles (M-ATVs). The Harris AN/VRC-103 includes the Falcon II AN/PRC-117F(C) software-defined manpack radio. Widely deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, the AN/PRC-117F covers multiple frequencies using military standard voice and data waveforms, ensuring interoperability with a variety of ground-based and airborne equipment. The radio features voice, data and tactical satellite capabilities for communicating on the networked battlefield.
Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, has named Julio Villafane regional managing director for its RF Communications business in Caribbean/Latin America.
Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, has named Sherry Covell vice president of intelligence programs for its IT Services business.
Harris Corporation, Washington, D.C., has named Bret Kinsella vice president of commercial market development for its Commercial Managed Services business.
Harris Corporation, Washington, D.C., has named Alex Heidt vice president of Air Force programs for its IT Services business.
Harris Corporation has been awarded a potential $475 million order to supply military and land mobile radio systems to international partners of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Department of Defense. The five-year contract was awarded by the U.S. Army's Communications Electronics Command and covers the Harris RF Falcon II and Falcon III radio portfolio Multiband Networking, and RF-7800S Secure Personal radios, as well as public safety and professional communications land mobile radios.
Harris Corporation, Lynchburg, Virginia, is being awarded a $9 million contract modification for land mobile radio systems and equipment for the "Hierarchical Yet Dynamically Reprogrammable Architecture Wireless Interior Communications Program". The cumulative value of this contract, including this modification, is more than $48 million. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.
Harris Corporation recently received a $14 million contract from the State of Vermont to deploy a statewide radio system for public safety first responders and state agencies. The system meets Vermont's specific requirements for regional and cross-border communications - connecting local, state and federal agencies within the state, and providing interoperability with agencies in neighboring states and Canada. The Project 25 standards-based system will be built on Harris Voice, Interoperability, Data, Access network technology, an Internet Protocol-based interoperable radio communications technology that fully complies with emerging standards.
Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, has named Stephen Marschilok president of the Public Safety and Professional Communications business unit of Harris RF Communications.
Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, has promoted Brendan O'Connell to president of the U.S. Department of Defense business unit at Harris RF Communications.
Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, has named Mike Deloney vice president and general manager of Department of Defense Programs for its IT services business.
General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies received an $80 million contract from Harris Corporation to design, manufacture and install six new 16-meter antennas and upgrade four 9-meter satellite communications antennas. Supporting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's new Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R series (GOES-R) program, the antennas will enable critical command, control, telemetry and sensor data communications between satellites and ground stations. The system supports weather forecasting, severe storm tracking and meteorology research.