Harris Corporation to Provide U.S. Department of Defense with New Intelligence, Surveillance and Rec

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Harris Corporation to Provide U.S. Department of Defense with New Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance System

Highlights

  • Solution leverages Harris' strength in tactical communications and ISR.
  • Device promotes improved command and control and situational awareness.
  • Expands Harris leadership in wideband tactical networking to address emerging requirements.

MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYS: HRS) , an international communications and information technology company, has received a contract with a potential value of $36 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to provide a new system that the company developed to address critical applications in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). The contract was received in the third quarter of Harris' 2013 fiscal year.


Harris' lightweight, tactical device leverages new ISR capabilities to provide greater situational awareness to dismounted soldiers. The device draws on leading wideband tactical communications and ISR technology from the company's RF Communications and Government Communications Systems divisions.

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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Ben Rand, 585-241-8187
RF Communications
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Jim Burke, 321-727-9131
Corporate Headquarters
Jim.Burke@harris.com

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