Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded the final phase of a three-phase program that will enable the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct critical services wirelessly. The contract is valued at $60 million over four years, with all options exercised.
Harris will design, install and support the wireless infrastructure that provides VA medical centers with voice, video, data, real-time-location-services, and electronic health and other information systems. The contract continues work previously performed under the first two phases of the program. Harris successfully deployed solutions at 66 medical sites under the first two phases and is expected to complete deployment at 112 medical centers nationwide.
“Harris will deliver both the right team and responsive program management expertise to successfully build and support 46 more medical sites as part of this large-scale mobility infrastructure,” said Wayne Lucernoni, president, Harris IT Services. “We are honored to continue our partnership with the VA to provide more effective care to veterans around the country.”
The Harris team includes subcontractors Advanced Management Strategies Group, By Light Professional IT Services, Inc., C-CAT Inc., DTREDS LLC., Mason Technologies, and Synaptek Corporation.Harris IT Services designs, deploys, operates and maintains secure communications systems and information networks for some of the most complex, essential applications in the world for high-profile customers in government and commercial markets. Well-credentialed professionals deliver expertise worldwide in Systems and Network Integration, Managed Services, Cyber Security/Information Assurance, Mobility, and Cloud Services — on time, on budget, with solutions that are ready for today and built for tomorrow. About Harris Corporation Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and about 14,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications ® products, systems and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.