Harris Corp awarded $25 million contract to sustain Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Ground System

MELBOURNE, FL, Nov. 16, 2011. Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, was awarded a five-year, $25 million contract by the Air Force Space Command Space and Missile Systems Center to sustain the ground system for the Defense Meteorological Satellites Program. The contract includes one base year and four one-year options.

Under the contract, Harris will maintain Defense Meteorological Satellites Program (DMSP) software and hardware, and support compliance with information assurance requirements.

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