Thursday, October 17, 2013

Harris Corporation Awarded $60 Million Veterans Affairs Contract

MELBOURNE, Fla. -- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) 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.