Harris maintains U.S. Air Force Space Command worldwide satellite and communications network

satellite

WASHINGTON, 31 Dec. 2012. Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, won the fifth option year of its Network and Space Operations and Maintenance (NSOM) contract to operate, maintain, and logistically support the U.S. Air Force Space Command's 50th Space Wing mission.

The one-year, $66 million option brings the overall value of the program to date to $351 million., The total potential value of the six-and-a-half year contract initially awarded in 2008 is $418 million.

Under the contract, the Harris team supports inbound and outbound data and communications with Department of Defense (DOD) satellites, delivering operations and maintenance support to the Air Force Satellite Control Network’s equipment at 10 worldwide locations.

The Harris team includes: ASRC Aerospace, Arctic Slope World Services, Avaya Government Solutions, Faith Enterprises Inc., Günther Douglas, and Lockheed Martin Information Technology.

Harris engineers design, deploy, operate, and maintain secure communications systems and information networks for some of the most complex, essential applications in the world for high-profile customers in government and commercial markets, says a spokesperson. The company provides systems and network integration, managed services, cyber security/information assurance, mobility, and cloud services.

Follow Military & Aerospace Electronics and Avionics Intelligence news updates on Twitter

Satellite image courtesy Shutterstock.

satellite

Easily post a comment below using your Linkedin, Twitter, Google or Facebook account.


Featured Slideshows

Insight into UPS Flight 1354

The aerospace community and larger public have turned their attentions once again to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the U.S., as a "go-team" of 26 investigators strives to piece together the events that lead to the crash of UPS Flight 1354 on 14 Aug. 2013.

Enabling technologies: An open-source, two-seat aircraft

MakerPlane Inc., an open-source hardware and software organization, aims to revolutionize the aviation industry by enabling the use of low-cost digital manufacturing technologies to build aircraft quickly, safely, and at low cost.

Social Activity

Webcasts

There is no current content available.

Most Popular Articles


All Access Sponsors


Download Our Free Apps



iPhone

Android

Follow Us On...



Avionics Article Archives

Click here for past articles