L3 Harris Technologies Inc Awarded $120M for a ground-based, deployable electronic warfare
L3 Harris Technologies Inc., Melbourne, Florida, has been awarded a $120,766,929 fixed-price incentive-firm contract for a ground-based, deployable electronic warfare capability to reversibly deny satellite communications, early warning and propaganda. This contract provides for the upgrades of 16 Counter Communications Block 10.2 fielded systems which currently operate at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado; Vandenberg Space Force Base, California; Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida; and classified deployed locations outside the continental U.S. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Florida, and is expected to be completed by Feb. 28, 2025. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition in which two offers were received. Fiscal 2021 Space Force procurement funding in the amount of $25,766,547 is being obligated at the time of award. Space Systems Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity (FA8819-22-C-0001).
L3Harris Technologies (formerly Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies) is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs that provide advance defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space, and cyber domains for government and commercial customers in approximately 130 countries. It makes tactical communications and other integrated vision solutions; air traffic management; and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems. Although about three-quarters of L3Harris’ revenue comes from US government agencies, particularly the Department of Defense, it also has customers in the commercial sector. In 2019, the former Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies combined to form L3Harris Technologies, the sixth largest defense contractor in the US. (www.dnb.com)