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TMCNet:  Harris Corporation Team Selected for Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems IDIQ Contract

[November 07, 2012]

Harris Corporation Team Selected for Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems IDIQ Contract

MELBOURNE, Fla. --(Business Wire)--

A team led by Harris Corporation (News - Alert) (NYSE:HRS) has been selected for the Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems (GTACS) contract, which was awarded by the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office - Command Communications and Control.

Harris was one of 20 prime contractors selected to compete for work under the five-year, $10 billion Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract, which enables both defense and civilian federal agencies to quickly and cost-effectively procure a wide range of tactical communications products, systems and engineering services.

Under GTACS, the Harris team will pursue opportunities to supply the Department of Defense, as well as U.S. government agencies such as Homeland Security, with advanced communications solutions that range from wireless networking to tactical satellite communications and handheld JTRS-compliant radios.

"The GTACS contract vehicle makes it very efficient for customers to acquire a coprehensive mix of products and services from the Harris team," said Sheldon Fox, group president, Harris Government Communications Systems (News - Alert). "Harris and its partners will work together to provide advanced, networked communications systems that meet the critical needs of our warfighters and security agencies."

About Harris Corporation

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5.5 billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 employees-including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.


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