Harris Corporation was incorporated in Delaware on December 6, 1926 as the successor to three companies founded in the 1890s. The Company together with its subsidiaries develops, manufactures and sells technology-based solutions that serve government and commercial customers' mission-critical challenges. The Company's business segments are RF Communications, Integrated Network Solutions, Government Communications Systems, and Exelis. The RF Communications segment is a supplier of secure tactical radio communications and high-grade encryption solutions for military, government and commercial customers and also of secure communications systems and equipment for public safety, utility and transportation customers. RF Communications serves U.S. Department of Defense and International Tactical Communications and Public Safety and Professional Communications markets. The Government Communications Systems conducts research studies, develops prototypes, and produces state-of-the art spaceborne, airborne and terrestrial communications and information processing systems that solve the mission-critical challenges of its civilian, intelligence and defense government customers and the U.S. Government. The Government Communication Systems serves Civil, National Intelligence and Defense markets. The Integrated Network Solutions provides integrated communications and information technology and services, including a variety of trusted networking capabilities, to support government, energy and maritime customers. The Integrated Network Solutions serves IT Services and Managed Satellite and Terrestrial Communications Solutions markets. The Exelis segment is a diversified aerospace, defense, information and services business that leverages its deep customer knowledge and technical expertise to deliver affordable mission-critical solutions to military, government and commercial customers in the United States and around the world. Exelis, provides positioning and navigation, sensors, air traffic management solutions, image processing and distribution, communications and information systems. The Company's competitors are Airbus DS Communications (formerly Cassidian Communications, an Airbus Group company), Aselsan A.S., Elbit Systems Ltd., General Dynamics Corporation, Motorola Solutions, Inc., Rockwell Collins, Inc., Raytheon Company, Rohde & Schwarz Group, Selex ES (a Finmeccanica Group company), Tait Ltd. and Thales Group, Astrium Services Government, Inc. (an Airbus Group company), Computer Sciences Corporation, Engility Holdings, Inc., General Dynamics Corporation, Leidos Holdings, Inc., Lockheed Martin Corporation, MTN, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Raytheon Company and RigNet, Inc, BAE Systems, Inc., The Boeing Company, EADS N.V., Finmeccanica S.p.A, General Dynamics Corporation, L-3 Communications Corporation, Leidos Holdings, Inc., Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Raytheon Company and Thales Group. The Company's facilities and operations are subject to numerous domestic and international laws and regulations designed to protect the environment, particularly with regard to wastes and emissions.