Harris Corporation Awarded $30 Million IT Systems Support Contract by US Army Dental Directorate
- Extends nine-year support to Tri-Service’s dental health readiness and wellness mission
- Showcases Harris’ enterprise software development and interoperability capabilities
- Positions company for strategic military health IT development and support opportunities
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has been awarded a four-year, $30 million follow-on contract to provide IT systems and support services to dental clinics that serve U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force personnel and dependents around the world. The contract, which includes one base year and three one-year options, was received during the fourth quarter of Harris' fiscal 2016.
The U.S. Army Dental Directorate awarded Harris the contract to provide requirements analysis, software programming and development, system interface support, testing, deployment, operations and maintenance, help desk, training, and program management.
Harris also will support more than 25 software modules currently in production, while continuing to work on new opportunities for innovation, such as advanced image processing technology that compares dental images.
Harris has supported the Army Dental Directorate program since 2008 under a variety of contracts.
"The contract demonstrates our ongoing success as an enterprise-wide solutions provider for military health IT services," said Carl D’Alessandro, president, Harris Critical Networks. "Harris will continue to support the Army Dental Directorate in its critical mission to maintain the health and readiness of our nation’s military personnel and their dependents both at home and abroad."
About Harris Corporation
Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving our customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports customers in more than 125 countries, has approximately $8 billion in annual revenue and 22,000 employees worldwide. The company is organized into four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems, and Critical Networks. Learn more at harris.com.
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