DISA Awards Harris Potential $450 M Contract
- Re-compete of contract awarded in 2004
- Provides secure 24/7 conferencing support for US government leaders
- Reaffirms Harris' long-standing partnership with DISA
arris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has been awarded a contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) with a potential value of $450 million to provide systems engineering and program management services for the agency’s Crisis Management System (CMS). The single-award IDIQ contract has a one-year base and nine one-year options.
The CMS provides government leaders with video and voice communications, powered by a secure, high-performance network. This enables senior U.S. government officials to exchange high-interest, time-sensitive information for critical decision making during emergency situations.
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Harris has supported the CMS since 2004 and will continue to provide 24/7 on-call, on-site corrective maintenance for all related hardware and software components. Engineering support will include design, development, integration, test, installation, training, and documentation for all enhancements to the CMS.
"This program is a critical part of our national security infrastructure,” said Wayne Lucernoni, president, Harris IT Services. “Technology plays a vital role in helping leaders make sound decisions and we are committed to giving them the best technology possible, whenever they need it.”
Harris IT Services is a leading technology integrator — designing and sustaining secure systems and networks, and delivering actionable intelligence to advance government missions. Our proven performance is backed by customer satisfaction, CMMI® Level 3 appraisal and expertise in systems and network integration, managed services, critical mission support, cybersecurity and information assurance, application development and services, and clinical research support. We deliver on-time, on-budget solutions that are ready for today and built for tomorrow.
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