Harris Corp. wins $228M Navy contract
Melbourne-based Harris Corp. was awarded another major contract, this time to support the U.S. Navy’s maritime mine countermeasures efforts and protect national interest in secure sea transit.
Harris Corp. won a five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract that has a ceiling value of $228 million and includes a three-year base and two one-year options. This is the fourth contract award Harris Corp. has reported in the past two weeks. The company also is seeking $1.13 million in property tax breaks over 10 years for upgrades to one of its facilities in Melbourne.
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific in San Diego, Calif., awarded Harris the contract to provide surface and subsurface unmanned maritime systems solutions. Harris will provide solutions to support current systems and future technologies in mine countermeasures; anti-submarine warfare; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and force protection.
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Harris will compete for task orders for specification and design, fabrication, installation, testtest is test and evaluation, fielding, maintenance, training, and configuration and program management of both hardware and software.
The contract reflects Harris Corp.’s 30-year partnership on U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal programs.
“This contract continues Harris’ legacy of service and support that has proven vital to our national interest in securing the seas for military vessels and merchant shipping,” said Carl D’Alessandro, president of Harris Critical Networks. “It demands the type of sophisticated, integrated and ultra-reliable performance our customers count on from Harris.”