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TMCNet:  Harris team picked for Army communications contract

[November 08, 2012]

Harris team picked for Army communications contract

Nov 08, 2012 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- A team led by Harris Corp. (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.

Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Additional information about Harris Corp. is available at harris.com.

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