Harris gets USD106m in US Air Force space programs follow-on contracts

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has been awarded USD106 million in follow-on contract options to sustain ground-based systems that support the US missile warning, missile defense and space surveillance missions, the company said.

Harris will continue to sustain ground-based systems that support six unique weapon systems in 12 locations under the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center´s System Engineering and Sustainment Integrator (SENSOR) contract. SENSOR was awarded in 2002 as a five-year base contract with up to 13 earned option years. This award represents the tenth option year.

Under the agreement, Harris provides all the support required — including depot-level maintenance, repairs and upgrades, contractor logistics support and more — to ensure the weapon systems are continually available and capable.

Harris supports customers in more than 125 countries, has approximately USD8 billion in annual revenue and 22,000 employees worldwide. The company is organized into four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems, and Critical Networks.