Harris Corporation Team to Pursue Major Network Transport Services Contract for the U.S. Department of the Navy
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has teamed with other leading technology companies to pursue an anticipated five-year, U.S. Department of the Navy contract to provide network transport services for the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) initiative. NGEN is the latest version of the Department of the Navy’s initiative to continuously evolve enterprise networks to provide secure data and services to Navy and Marine Corps personnel.
Harris has teamed with CSC (NYSE: CSC); General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD); and Cisco for the pursuit.
Harris and its teammates have a proven record of successfully delivering secure, complex, IT programs to military and government agencies on a global scale.
“The Harris-led team has the unified corporate strength, institutional knowledge, passion, and vision to ensure a secure, operational network that will meet the evolving needs of the Department of the Navy,” said Dan Pearson, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Harris Corporation. “The team’s culture and proven approach are best-suited to collaborative work — enabling a truly integrated solution.”
In IT Services, Harris designs, deploys and operates customer-centric, secure communication systems and information networks with optimal reliability and affordability for high-profile customers in government and commercial markets. Well-credentialed professionals deliver expertise in Program Management, Enterprise Services Management and Information Assurance worldwide.
About General Dynamics Information Technology
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, health, federal civilian government, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 17,000 professionals worldwide, the company manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs delivering IT services and enterprise solutions. More information about General Dynamics Information Technology is available at www.gdit.com.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC’s advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2010). Headquartered in Falls Church, VA., CSC has approximately 94,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.1 billion for the 12 months ended October 1, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets worldwide. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and more than 16,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communicationsÃ‚® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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