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Harris, L3 merger receives shareholder go-ahead (access required)

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Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies Inc. shareholders on Thursday voted in favor of the proposed “merger of equals” announced last October. The combined, $36 billion company will be known as L3 Harris Technologies Inc. and will be the sixth largest ...

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Harris lands $75 million Marine Corps order (access required)

Harris Corp.'s Jefferson Road manufacturing facility. (Photo by Velvet Spicer)

Harris Corp. has been awarded a $75 million order from the U.S. Marine Corps for upgrades to its Falcon III manpack radios, manufactured in Rochester. The contract follows U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer’s push for increased funding in the 2019 Defense ...

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Harris awarded $195 million NASA contract (access required)

A July 2016 photo of the WFIRST primary mirror assembly with forward-metering shell team. (Photo provided)

Harris Corp. has been awarded a $195 million contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to help build a flagship telescope. The project will support 160 Rochester-based jobs. The announcement comes on the heels of U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer’s ...

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Harris to invest $90 million in Rochester, add 190 jobs (access required)

Harris Corp.'s Jefferson Road manufacturing facility. (Photo by Velvet Spicer)

Harris Corp. plans to add nearly 200 jobs and spend $90 million in Rochester for research and development. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer joined Harris’ Communications Systems President Dana Mehnert and other Harris officials Tuesday to announce the job growth and ...

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Harris to combine with defense contractor L3 Technologies in ‘merger of equals’ (access required)

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Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies Inc. have agreed to a “stock merger of equals” to create a global defense technology leader. Some 3,600 of Harris’ 17,000 staffers are employed at five locations in Rochester. “This transaction extends our position as ...

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