Harris Opens New Engineering Facility in Florida

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) announced today the opening of a new facility in Sunrise, Florida, highlighting its commitment to develop advanced software for tactical radios used by the U.S. military as well as militaries and public safety officials around the world. The 19,000 square-foot facility will support engineering activities and will serve as the Caribbean and Latin America sales hub for Harris RF Communications products and services.

Grand opening ceremonies were held today at 3 p.m. ET, where Harris hosted several distinguished guests, including Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.

“Opening our new development center in Sunrise enabled us to quickly add a significant number of highly qualified engineers with expertise in advanced software defined radio waveforms,” said Dana Mehnert, group president, Harris RF Communications. “Expanding our development capability will help us maintain our leadership position in tactical radios and networking, and underscores our commitment to continue investing to provide the government with the most innovative and affordable solutions in the industry. Harris has a strong commitment to Florida, and we’re proud to be able to open this new facility in South Florida.”

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Source: Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS)
Date: Nov 10, 2014