Harris Corporation Awarded $70 Million IDIQ Contracts by the US Navy
- Supports U.S. Navy's littoral, expeditionary and maritime mine defense capabilities
- Allows company to compete for delivery orders for fleet readiness
- Extends Harris' 50-year legacy supporting sophisticated mine countermeasures
MELBOURNE, Fla., Aug. 19, 2015 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has been awarded two five-year multi-award IDIQ contracts with a combined ceiling value of $70 million to support the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center's littoral, expeditionary and maritime mine defense programs. The contracts were awarded during the fourth quarter of Harris' fiscal 2015.
Harris will compete for delivery orders to provide hardware, materials and supplies that support critical fleet readiness and the expansion of science and technology programs advancing the state of maritime mine defense capabilities.
"The contracts extend Harris' 50-year legacy of supporting the Navy's advanced mine countermeasure efforts," said Jim Brunelle, director, Harris Undersea Systems business. "They enable us to support the Navy's evolving global challenges in the most focused, efficient way possible."
Harris has extensive experience in magnetic and acoustic mine countermeasure technology including airborne, surface, subsurface and unmanned applications. Harris technology has been involved in every U.S. Navy mine clearance operation since 1974.
About Harris Corporation
Harris provides advanced, technology-based solutions that solve government and commercial customers' mission-critical challenges. The company has approximately $8 billion in annual revenue and about 23,000 employees — including 9,000 engineers and scientists — supporting customers in more than 125 countries. Learn more at harris.com.
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