Harris Awarded $7.7 Million Boeing Contract
Harris [NYSE: HRS] has won a $7.7 million contract from Boeing [NYSE: BA] to provide systems engineering, integration services and satellite communications equipment for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency‘s sea-based X-band (SBX) radar program. The SBC radar system will be deployed on a mobile, floating platform. Continuous communications between the platform and shore facilities will be provided via a commercial C-band satellite, using a redundant dual-antenna system designed and furnished by the Harris Maritime Communication Services (MCS) subsidiary. Harris MCS provides satellite communications to cruise ships, remote land- based locations around the world, and to data-collection sites thousands of meters below the ocean’s surface.