Harris continues FAA hot streak

Harris Corp. has won a $63 million task order contract with the Federal Aviation Administration, the third with the agency in the last month.

The company won a $291 million NextGen contract at the end of August, and a $331 million DCIS contract just a few weeks ago.

The latest award was made under the five-year FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure contract. Under the contract, Harris will provide enterprise messaging services, enabling the FAA to share mission-critical information across its operations, the company said.

Specifically, Harris will be working on the National Air Space Enterprise Messaging Service, which the company said will serve as a network-centric distribution technology for a variety of data, including flight planning, traffic flow management, surface radar and weather information.

The service "increases common situational awareness and improves agility within the NAS," said John O'Sullivan, vice president, Mission Critical Networks, Harris Government Communications Systems. "It empowers the FAA to use the infrastructure as a service, providing the flexibility to order only those services most important to the user community."

The enterprise messaging service provides the Systems Wide Information Management program with services that use both Harris’ telecommunications infrastructure contract, and its Data Exchange platform.

About the Author

Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close
SEARCH
 Top 100 Slideshow
contracts DB

Trending

  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Read More

  • Is SBA MIA on contractor fraud? Nick Wakeman

    Editor Nick Wakeman explores the puzzle of why SBA has been so silent on the latest contractor fraud scandal when it has been so quick to act in other cases. Read More

Webcasts