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L3Harris awarded $100 million contract (access required)

L3Harris Technologies has been awarded a five-year, $100 million contract from U.S. Special Operations Command to work on the agency’s very small aperture terminals (VSAT). L3Harris will provide software, hardware and warranty upgrades that will extend the life of existing ...

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Advanced manufacturing training benefits from federal funding (access required)

New York’s U.S. senators announced today that the state college system will be receiving nearly $8 million in federal funds to boost job training in advanced manufacturing, particularly for under-served and unemployed populations. The grant goes to the Research Foundation ...

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Area nonprofits receive funding for Senior Corps programs (access required)

Two area nonprofit agencies will receive federal funding to support Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program projects. The funding, provided by the Corporation for National and Community Service, statewide will support more than 4,100 Senior Corps volunteers from throughout ...

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

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)

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. 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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