Harris gets USD55m contract to sustain US Air Force electronic warfare technology

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a four-year, USD55 million contract to perform sustainment work on the electronic warfare system used by the US Air Force to protect B-52s and C-130s from radar-guided threats, the company said.

The contract was received during the first quarter of Harris´ fiscal 2017.

In addition to a new LRU design, Harris will develop software, support customer testing and other solutions for the US Air Force. In 2015, Harris received a series of orders to perform similar redesigns of other ALQ-172 subsystems, including LRU-4, LRU-7 and LRU-8.

Harris provides solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately USD7.5 billion in annual revenue and 21,000 employees worldwide. The company is organized into four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems and Critical Networks.