Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded the fifth option year of its Network and Space Operations and Maintenance (NSOM) contract to operate, maintain and logistically support the U.S. Air Force Space Command's 50th Space Wing mission.
The one-year, $66 million option brings the overall value of the program to date to $351 million. Initially awarded in 2008, the total potential value of the six-and-a-half year contract is $418 million.
Under the contract, the Harris team supports both inbound and outbound data and communications with Department of Defense satellites, delivering operations and maintenance support to the Air Force Satellite Control Network�s equipment at ten locations worldwide.
The Harris team includes ASRC Aerospace, Arctic Slope World Services, Avaya Government Solutions, Faith Enterprises Incorporated, G�nther Douglas and Lockheed Martin Information Technology.
In IT Services, Harris designs, deploys, operates and maintains secure communications systems and information networks for some of the most complex, essential applications in the world for high-profile customers in government and commercial markets. Well-credentialed professionals deliver expertise worldwide in Systems and Network Integration, Managed Services, Cyber Security/Information Assurance, Mobility, and Cloud Services�on time, on budget, with solutions that are ready for today and built for tomorrow.
Source: Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS)
Date: Dec 20, 2012