Satnews Daily
November 11th, 2015

Support Of The USAF's Satellite Control Network Goes To Harris Corporation

[Satnews] The United States Air Force has awarded Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) a $40 million, nine-month extension of the Network and Space Operations and Maintenance contract to support the Air Force Satellite Control Network at two network control locations in the U.S. and at antenna sites throughout the world—the contract was awarded during the first quarter of Harris’ fiscal 2016.


Based at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, this photo is of the Air Force Satellite Control Network. 
Photo is courtesy of the U.S. Air Force — Amber Whittington

Under the contract, Harris will provide operations, maintenance and logistics support to Air Force satellite operations at the 50th Space Wing at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, and other worldwide locations, including Colorado Springs, Colorado; Vandenberg Air Force Base, California; Diego Garcia Station; Guam Tracking Station at Andersen Air Force Base; Hawaii Tracking Station at Kaena Point; New Boston Air Force Station, New Hampshire; Eastern Vehicle Checkout Facility, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida; and Thule Tracking Station, Thule Air Base, Greenland.

“We have helped the 50th Space Wing provide critical information to decision makers and those on the front line reliably and cost effectively for more than 19 years,” said Wayne Lucernoni, president, Harris Mission Sustainment. “The Air Force Satellite Control Network is crucial to our national security, and Harris is committed to providing mission excellence.”