Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a 16-month, $9.7 million contract by the U.S. Air Force Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center to deliver network support services at Los Angeles Air Force Base in California.
Under the contract, Harris will deliver core IT and communications operations and maintenance services including: network control center support; consolidated video teleconferencing services; consolidated help desk services; and information assurance and support to Missile Defense Agency networks. Harris has extensive expertise managing comparable, essential networks for customers such as the U.S. Air Force's 50th Space Wing, the 505th Command and Control Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida and Nellis AFB, Nevada, and the 88th Communications Group at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio.
"Harris has demonstrated its ability to utilize refined lifecycle management processes for mission-critical systems while maintaining industry-leading network uptime," said John Heller, president, Harris IT Services. "Our past performance serves as assurance of Harris' knowledge and ability to maintain the reliability and efficiency of both common user networks supporting the Space and Missile Systems Center and specialized networks supporting the Missile Defense Agency.
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