Harris CapRock Teams With AIS Engineering to Win First Custom Satellite Solutions Order for U.S. Int

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Harris CapRock Teams With AIS Engineering to Win First Custom Satellite Solutions Order for U.S. Intelligence Customer


  • Solution offers end-to-end satellite, teleport and terrestrial services worldwide.
  • Long-standing intelligence community customer will continue to be served by Harris CapRock.
  • Order valued at a minimum of $10 million over 5 years, if option years are exercised.

MELBOURNE, Fla. & FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris CapRock Communications, a global provider of fully managed communications for remote and harsh environments, has teamed with AIS Engineering, Inc., to provide end-to-end solutions to an intelligence community customer under a Custom Satellite Solutions (CS2) Small Business task order. The order includes one base year and four option years, valued at a minimum of $10 million if all option years are exercised.

Under the agreement, the companies will provide the customer with U.S. satellite, teleport, terrestrial and engineering services. The solution also enables the customer with multiple options to procure these same custom end-to-end communications solutions globally.

"We have supported this intelligence community customer for more than a decade," said David Cavossa, president of government solutions, Harris CapRock. "Working with CS2 contract awardees, we continue to meet the critical communications needs of our longstanding customers."

CS2 is part of the Future Commercial SATCOM Acquisition (FCSA) program, which is managed by the General Services Administration (GSA) in partnership with the Defense Information Systems Agency. Harris CapRock is an approved vendor on other elements of the FCSA program - transponded capacity and subscription services - which are managed through the GSA Federal Supply Schedule 70 vehicle.

Harris CapRock Communications is a premier global provider of managed satellite and terrestrial communications solutions, specifically for remote and harsh environments including the energy, government and maritime markets. Harris CapRock owns and operates a robust global infrastructure that includes teleports on six continents, five 24/7 customer support centers, local presence in 23 countries, and over 275 global field service personnel supporting customer locations across North America, Central and South America, Europe, West Africa and Asia Pacific.

About Harris Corporation

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5.5 billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 employees—including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.

Forward-Looking Statements:

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.


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