Harris Corp. wins $12 million IT infrastructure upgrade contracts by U.S. Air Force

WASHINGTON, 2 Sept. 2011. Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, won four contracts valued at more than $12 million from the U.S. Air Force's Electronic Systems Center via the Cyber Integration Division, Information Transport Systems Program Management Office. Harris engineers will upgrade the core IT infrastructure at the four U.S. Air Force bases: Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont.; Creech Air Force Base, Nev.; Randolph Air Force Base, Texas; and Vance Air Force Base, Okla.

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WASHINGTON, 2 Sept. 2011. Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, won four contracts valued at more than $12 million from the U.S. Air Force's Electronic Systems Center via the Cyber Integration Division, Information Transport Systems Program Management Office. Harris engineers will upgrade the core IT infrastructure at the four U.S. Air Force bases: Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont.; Creech Air Force Base, Nev.; Randolph Air Force Base, Texas; and Vance Air Force Base, Okla.

The upgrade projects, awarded under the Network-Centric Solutions (NETCENTS) contract vehicle, entail the use of various cabling and networking components. Harris officials have selected Trans-Tel Central Inc. as a subcontractor.

"Harris Corporation's selection was based on strong past performance integrating active duty, reserve, and Air National Guard units into a single network infrastructure," explains John Heller, president, Harris IT Services.

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