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Harris audio system slated for NASA spacecraft (access required)

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Harris Corp.’s Space and Intelligence Systems will provide the audio communication system for NASA’s first human deep-space exploration mission, scheduled to launch in 2022 onboard the Orion spacecraft. Orion is NASA’s first spacecraft designed for long-duration, deep-space exploration by humans. ...

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Harris wins $130 million Pentagon contract (access required)

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Harris Corp. has been awarded a five-year, up to $130 million contract to develop and deliver radios for the U.S. Air Force. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is for Hand Held Video Data Link (HH-VDL) radios that will significantly increase ...

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Harris employees assemble hygiene kits for donation (access required)

Harris Corp. employees assembled 5,000 hygiene kits to assist those in need in the Rochester region this week. (Photo provided)

More than 150 Harris Corp. staffers took time Thursday to assemble 5,000 hygiene kits to assist those in need in Rochester. The company donated the hygiene kits—which contain items such as hand sanitizer, mini first aid kits, deodorant, soap, laundry ...

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Harris plans employee enhancements in wake of new tax law (access required)

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Harris Corp. plans to contribute an additional $300 million to its employee pension fund as a result of the passage of the federal tax reform bill. In addition, each of the company’s 17,000 non-executive employees—including the roughly 3,400 employed in ...

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Harris reports first quarter results (access required)

Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris Corp. reported a sales increase in one local segment, while another posted a 5 percent decline in the first quarter. For the first quarter ended Sept. 29, Harris’ Space and Intelligence Systems, formerly Exelis Geospatial Systems, had ...

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Navy extends contract with Harris Corp.

Harris Corp. has received an extension on a $765 million deal with the U.S. Navy. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., announced this week that the local division of the Florida-based manufacturer will receive an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity contract award to continue to supply ...

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