Harris gets USD 400m increase to electronic warfare IDIQ contract ceiling

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has been awarded a USD 400 million increase to the ceiling value of a single-award IDIQ contract to supply electronic warfare (EW) systems for international F-16 fighters — helping to protect allied aircraft against evolving radar and electronic threats, the company said.

The new ceiling value is USD 491 million and was received during the fourth quarter of Harris´ fiscal 2018.

Harris will provide AN/ALQ-211(V)4/9 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite (AIDEWS) systems, spares and engineering support to several allied countries as part of a Foreign Military Sales contract through the US Air Force, further expanding the system´s presence on F-16s worldwide. The ALQ-211 detects and protects aircraft from lethal threats and provides multi-spectral — radio frequency, infrared and laser — situational awareness. The systems can be installed inside an aircraft fuselage or as a wing-mounted pod.

Harris Corporation is a technology innovator, solving customers´ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately USD 6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Electronic Systems and Space and Intelligence Systems. Learn more at harris.com.