Harris Wins $66M Network Maintenance Contract by US Air Force Space Command
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded the fifth option year of its Network and Space Operations and Maintenance (NSOM) contract to operate, maintain and logistically support the U.S. Air Force Space Command's 50th Space Wing mission.
The one-year, $66 million option brings the overall value of the program to date to $351 million. Initially awarded in 2008, the total potential value of the six-and-a-half year contract is $418 million.
Under the contract, the Harris team supports both inbound and outbound data and communications with Department of Defense satellites, delivering operations and maintenance support to the Air Force Satellite Control Network's equipment at ten locations worldwide.
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