Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies to Combine in Merger of Equals

October 14, 2018 – Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies, Inc. have agreed to combine in an all stock merger of equals to create a global defense technology leader, focused on developing differentiated and mission critical solutions for customers around the world. Under the terms of the merger agreement, which was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, L3 shareholders will receive a fixed exchange ratio of 1.30 shares of Harris common stock for each share of L3 common stock, consistent with the 60-trading day average exchange ratio of…

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Lockheed Martin Selects Harris Corp to Deliver F-35’s Next Generation Computer Processor

September 27, 2018 – Lockheed Martin has selected Harris Corporation to develop and deliver the next generation Integrated Core Processor (ICP) for the F-35 fighter jet. The Lockheed Martin-led competition within the F-35 supply chain will significantly reduce cost and enhance capability. The F-35’s ICP acts as the brains of the F-35, processing data for the aircraft’s communications, sensors, electronic warfare, guidance and control, cockpit and helmet displays. “We are aggressively pursuing cost reduction across the F-35 enterprise and, after conducting a thorough review and robust competition, we’re confident the next generation Integrated…

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Harris Delivers Millionth F-35 Lightning II Avionics Component

Harris Corporation has delivered more than one million avionics components to Lockheed Martin for the F-35 Lightning II, while significantly cutting costs and maintaining a near perfect on-time delivery record supporting the world’s most advanced multi-role fighter aircraft. Harris today hosted VIPs and a traveling F-35 cockpit simulator as part of an event to recognize excellence in manufacturing quality and supply chain management. The F-35 program represents nearly 400 jobs and hundreds of millions in revenue for Harris each year in addition to hundreds of other suppliers throughout Florida and…

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US Navy Contract Announcements March 26, 2018

Harris Corp., Clifton, New Jersey, is being awarded $24,503,472 for modification P00003 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-17-C-0090) to exercise an option to procure 14 full-rate production lot 15 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures AN/ALQ-214 A(V)4/5 onboard jammer systems in support of the Advanced Tactical Aircraft Protection Systems Program Office for the government of Kuwait.  Work will be performed in Clifton, New Jersey (59 percent); San Jose, California (14 percent); San Diego, California (7 percent); Rancho Cordova, California (5 percent); Mountain View, California (3 percent); and various locations within the…

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Harris Corp Delivers Fourth GPS III Satellite Navigation Payload

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) delivered the advanced navigation payload for the fourth GPS III Space Vehicle (SV04) to Lockheed Martin on October 29 – establishing a proven and reliable production cadence. Harris delivered two payloads in 2017 and is committed to delivering four more in 2018. Harris is under contract with Lockheed Martin for 10 GPS III navigation payloads. The first payload is fully integrated on the U.S. Air Force’s first GPS III satellite, GPS III SV01, which was declared Available for Launch in September, with an expected launch in 2018.…

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Harris Corp Completes Development of Fully Digital Navigation Payload for Future GPS III Satellites

Harris Corporation has completed development of the company’s fully digital Mission Data Unit (MDU), which is at the heart of its navigation payload for Lockheed Martin’s GPS III satellites 11 and beyond. The current Harris payload for GPS III space vehicles (SVs) 1-10 includes a greater than three times reduction in range error, up to eight times increase in anti-jamming power, added signals – including one compatible with other Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) – and greater signal integrity. Harris’ GPS III SV11+ fully digital navigation payload will further improve…

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Harris Corp Awarded $133M US Navy and Australian F/A-18 EW Contract

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received a $133 million contract to supply electronic jammers to protect U.S. Navy and Australian F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet aircraft against electronic threats. The contract was awarded during the first quarter of Harris’ fiscal 2018. Under the contract, Harris will manufacture and deliver ALQ-214(V)4/5 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures (IDECM) jammers for the F/A-18C/D/E/F variants. The ALQ-214(V)4/5 is the key onboard electronic warfare jamming system for the IDECM program and protects the aircraft from sophisticated electronic threats, including modern integrated air defense systems. Deliveries to…

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US Navy Awards Harris Corporation $765 Million IDIQ Contract for Tactical Radios

The US Navy has awarded Harris Corporation a five-year, $765 million ceiling, single-award IDIQ contract to provide tactical radios and ancillary devices to the Navy and Marine Corps. This new contract, which replaces a $300 million IDIQ contract that expired in August, enables the U.S. Department of Navy to procure radios including the Harris AN/PRC-117G, AN/PRC-152A and the new AN/PRC-160 wideband HF radio, as well as peripheral attachments to support handheld, manpack, vehicular and base station mission needs. Additionally, the contract’s flexibility allows Harris to provide next-generation products as required.…

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