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June 23rd, 2016

Harris' $1.7 Billion Contract... Foreign Military Sales For Tactical Communication Solutions 

This contract, awarded by US Army Communications-Electronics Command, includes a wide range of radios and associated equipment and is part of the Foreign Military Sales program, which promotes coalition cooperation and interoperability. 

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received a five-year, $1.7 billion ceiling, single-award follow-on IDIQ contract from the US Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) to supply secure tactical communication solutions. The contract was awarded under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program and was received during the fourth quarter of Harris’ 2016 fiscal year. 

Under the contract, Harris will supply a wide range of secure radio communications, tactical communication networks and embedded high-grade encryption solutions spanning Harris’ entire tactical communications offerings. 

“The contract highlights that Harris tactical communication solutions continue to meet the varied needs of our international customers,” said Chris Young, president, Harris Communication Systems. "The agreement will add to an already broad range of Harris communications products and services for international customers under the FMS program.”