Harris Corporation Recognized By Northrop Grumman For Supplier Excellence

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a Northrop Grumman Information Systems Supplier Excellence Award. Harris was among 26 award recipients selected from among thousands of eligible suppliers to Northrop Grumman.

The award honors suppliers whose technical innovation and quality products and services have contributed significantly to the success of Northrop Grumman and its customers. Nomination for the award requires that the program customer attests that the supplier meets the highest criteria for schedule management, performance and responsiveness, technical performance, financial performance, mission assurance, and customer satisfaction.

Harris was recognized for its work on the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) program. Under the IBCS program, Harris provides systems engineering support to the Northrop Grumman team in Huntsville, Alabama. Harris’ program support includes incorporating its Highband Networking Radio as the backbone communications product for the Integrated Fire Control Network – an integral part of the IBCS.

“This award from Northrop Grumman is a testament to the importance of predictable and excellent execution, strong customer relationships, and employee talent and dedication,” said Bill Gattle, vice president, Aerospace Systems, Harris Government Communications Systems. “A majority of our IBCS team is collocated with our customer, ensuring we truly understand their mission and challenges, and then deliver full Harris value.”

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 $5.5 billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 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.

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