Harris Corp. will pay approximately $397.5 million to purchase Schlumberger GCS, a provider of global communication services to a wide range of customers in more than 50 countries.
Harris Corp. will deploy a public safety radio system throughout Vermont under a $14 million contract.
Harris Corp. will continue its operations and maintenance support to the Air Force having won a $64 million third option year for the Network and Space Operations and Maintenance program.
Harris Corp. will upgrade public safety communications for Ontario County, N.Y., under a $9 million contract. The 15-site system is designed to seamlessly interoperate with neighboring jurisdictions, creating a regional capability.
Harris Corp. has named Mike Deloney vice president and general manager of Defense Department Programs for its IT services business, succeeding John Heller, who was named president of Harris IT Services earlier this month.
John Heller has been named president of Harris Corp.'s IT Services business unit, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Daniel Pearson. He succeeds Ted Hengst.
Ted Hengst has been named corporate vice president and chief information officer at Harris Corp., reporting to Howard Lance, the company's chairman, president and CEO.
Company tops $5.2 billion in annual revenue and expects 2011 to approach $6 billion as tactical communications offerings experience strong growth.
Harris Corp. has won a 10-year, $130 million contract to build a ground antenna system for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that will enable the agency to receive and process weather data 40 times faster than today, as well as deliver weather images directly to end users.
Harris Corp. will continue to maintain the Weather and Radar Processor system it developed for the Federal Aviation Administration under a six-year, $97 million contract.
Harris Corp. wins another contract to enhance the mapping capabilities of Navy aircraft, including helicopters and jet fighters.
Harris Corp. has received a $30 million contract to build a trunked emergency radio communications system and install terminal equipment to support up to 25,000 public-service and public-safety users in Monroe County, in western New York state.