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.